Researchers focus on eczema-food allergy link
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The skin disease eczema may be an important factor in the development of food allergies in infants, a new British study suggests. The breakdown in the skin barrier that occurs in eczema could play a key role in triggering food sensitivity in babies, the researchers from King’s College London and the University of Dundee said. […]

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More people going in for food allergy tests
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More people taking tests to determine their food allergies and food intolerances. In Dubai, more UAE residents are undergoing tests to determine their food allergies and intolerances, according to a private clinic. “I see more than 100 patients a month with allergy or food intolerance symptoms and that number is rising,” said Dr Maria Ridao […]

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Confusing wording may lead to increased food allergy risks
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New research has found that the wording of particular allergy warning labels may lead to different perceptions of risk for the same danger. The research which is collaboration between the Victoria University, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the Royal Children’s Hospital included a survey of over 250 parents of children with a history of […]

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What is the likelihood of a child outgrowing their food allergy?
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Is it possible for children to outgrow food allergies? ANSWER: Some children may outgrow their food allergies. But the likelihood of that happening depends in large part on the type of food a child is allergic to, as well the severity of the allergy. In people who have a food allergy, the body’s immune system […]

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Oral Allergy Syndrome is a growing concern
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If 13-year-old Spencer takes a bite of mango his tongue starts to sting and get a tingling sensation. But Spencer isn’t truly allergic to mango. He’s allergic to tree pollen. Spencer has pollen food allergy syndrome, an allergic reaction that affects the mouth, lips, and throat. Also known as oral allergy syndrome, it’s triggered by […]

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Peanuts cause most severe food allergy reactions in children
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Raise your hand if you like peanut butter. Most of us raise our hands, but some are forced to keep theirs down.  They a€™re allergic. Food allergies affect nearly 10 percent of children younger than age 4, and the peanut allergy causes the most severe reactions. Exposure to even trace quantities of peanuts can lead […]

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Food allergies, food labeling are key issues at food safety conference
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The foodservice industry is lagging behind when it comes to understanding allergies putting many restaurants and cafes at risk of losing customers, the annual HACCP food safety conference will be told. Maria Said, the national president of Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia, one of the key speakers at the conference, will be addressing the issue of […]

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AllergyEats Presents The 2nd Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs
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AllergyEats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, presents The 2nd Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs: What Every Restaurant Should Know About Food Allergies To Ensure Safety & Maximize Customer Engagement, Loyalty, and Revenue. This is a must-attend event for restaurant chefs, owners and managers, as well as food service operators that strive to […]

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