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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.

Study: Most Accidental Exposure to Peanuts Occur at Home or Home of Family/Friend

We discuss three important findings of the study and provide recommendations for each.

Study: Anaphylaxis in Schools, Stock Epinephrine, and the Importance of “Take 2”

Results of a study of schools participating in the EpiPen4Schools program confirming the need to always have 2 auto-injectors on-hand.

Allergic Living Explores Dust Link to Peanut Allergy

The exclusive interview with Dr Brough is a must read for anyone concerned with food allergies, especially families with young children with eczema.

Study: Early Epinephrine Reduces Hospitalization for Children

Study supports the prompt administration of epinephrine in cases of anaphylaxis.

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