Tag: food allergy statistics

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...

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...

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...

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

News from Australia: Hospital Admissions for Anaphylaxis Jump

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

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

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...

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

Study: Anaphylaxis in Schools, Stock Epinephrine, and the Importance of "Take...

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