Food Allergies Can Be Passed to Others Via Blood Transfusions

An eight year old Canadian boy with no history of food allergies experienced an anaphylactic reaction to salmon after receiving a transfusion of platelets.

Study: Gut Microbiome May Play Role in Food Allergy

"This relationship between intestinal flora and the production of antibodies opens up new therapeutic approaches for patients..."

Esthetician Became Allergic to Soy After Developing Eczema

Developed eczema and soy allergy after repeated exposure to cosmetic lotions.

News from Australia: Hospital Admissions for Anaphylaxis Jump

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

CVS Now Offering Generic Version of Adrenaclick Epinephrine Auto-Injector

CVS now sells the two-pack for $109.99 with additional discounts available via Impax's $0 Copay card.

Update to Natalie Giorgi Tragedy

This is an update to our previous story regarding the tragic death of 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi, who accidentally ingested a treat containing peanut butter and suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis.

Vermont Senate Takes Up GMO Labeling Bill

Bill would require all foods sold in Vermont containing genetically modified ingredients to disclose such on the label.

Study: Emergency Room Visits Due to Anaphylaxis Double in 4 Year Span

The vast majority of anaphylaxis cases were triggered by food, principally peanuts and tree nuts.

Coconut Drink Importer Fined After Child’s Death

The product contained condensed milk which was not declared on the label and was recalled months after the child's death.

FARE Launches Clinical Network to Advance Research and Improve Quality of Care

The effort aims to accelerate the development of therapies and promote best practices for the care of people suffering with food allergies.

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