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Study: Epinephrine and More Trained Staff to Administer It Needed in Schools

Epinephrine is saving lives at school but is often administered by unlicensed staff or students.

Private Insurance Claims Related to Anaphylaxis from Food Allergy Have Nearly Quadrupled Since 2007

Report based on an analysis by FAIR Health of over 23 billion privately billed healthcare procedures.

Report: How Stock Epinephrine was Used in Illinois Schools

If you had any doubts about the need for stock epinephrine in schools, this report should lay those to rest.

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.