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Australia: Risk of Anaphylaxis Soars But Auto-Injector Use Remains Stable

The highest rates occur in children four years-old and younger, but the greatest increase occurred in ages of 5–14.

Answering Your Questions About the Kellogg’s “No Peanut Flour” Petition

Our petition fostered much discussion within the food allergy community. We answer some recurring questions and concerns.

Hershey’s SmartLabel™ and the Potential Danger for Consumers with Food Allergies

We urge the GMA to rethink the initiative with regard to allergens by adopting rules for more complete disclosure.

Viaskin Peanut, Milk and Egg Patch Therapies: Promising News from the AAAAI Conference

We are cautiously optimistic that a safe, effective, easy to administer treatment for food allergy may be on the horizon.

FDA Provides Primer on Current State of Allergy Immunotherapies

We provide a summary for individuals new to the world of food allergies and therapies under investigation.

CSPI Rips Food Manufacturers, Calls on FDA to Designate Sesame an Allergen

Many of the companies contacted by CSPI and listed here would not disclose the sesame content of their products even when responding to direct inquiries.

Study: Blood and Skin Prick Tests Failed to Diagnose Allergy Half the Time

Not all allergies can be detected by measuring levels of IgE antibody, which is linked to allergic reactions.

News from Australia: Hospital Admissions for Anaphylaxis Jump

More children are developing food allergies of the type that are not typically grown out of.

Study: ER Visits by Children with Food Allergies Tripled in 5 Years

An explosion in hospitalization rates of children suffering anaphylaxis over the 5 year period of the study.

Must Read Publication About Food Allergy Reactions by Allergic Living

Especially valuable for families coping with food allergies as well as teachers, school nurses, restauranteurs, and everyone else that deals with the public in a setting involving food.

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