Tag: tree nut allergy

Emirates Airlines

Emirates Crew Told Siblings with Severe Nut Allergies to Sit in...

"We felt so degraded and embarrassed. It was horrible and it was meant to be a happy occasion but the start of our holiday was ruined."
The Piano Works

Restaurant Demands Customer Sign Allergy Disclaimers Before Serving Him

The FSA requires restaurants to accomodate diners with food allergies.
Zhaire Smith

An NBA Star and the Allergic Reaction That Almost Killed Him

19 year-old rookie Zhaire Smith closes the NBA regular season having broken into the starting rotation, but it could have turned out differently.
Rochester Grammar School

Two Girls Suspended for Spreading Crushed Nuts in Classroom Where Teacher...

"We took the decision to temporarily exclude two students for their part in an extremely dangerous incident that could have had fatal consequences."
Habiba and Brandon

Let’s Pledge to be More Vigilant in Memory of Habiba and...

The food allergy community is grieving after the loss of two more kids who were guilty of nothing more than developing life-threatening immune disorders.
Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort, Lenox MA

Luxury Spa Company Denies Negligence in Nut Allergy Suit

A $3000 spa weekend resulted in anaphylaxis and a trip to the ER.
Omalizumab

Study: Treatment with Omalizumab Raises Tolerance in Patients with Severe Food...

Patients reached full tolerance for 70.4% of the tested foods which were reintroduced to the patients’ diet without the need for OIT.
Sesame Seeds

Study: Sesame Allergy Common Among Children with Food Allergy in Small...

While seeking to determine IgE levels that predict clinical reactivity to sesame, this study found sesame allergy prevalent in a small cohort.
Nichol Kessinger

Did the Cost of a Left-Behind EpiPen Contribute to a Murder...

Common knowledge that EpiPens are expensive may have tipped police off.
Adults

Study: Nearly Half of Adults with Food Allergies Reported An Onset...

Survey of over 40,000 adults shows adult onset of food allergies fairly common.

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