Food Allergies Cost U.S. $25 Billion Annually
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Allergies cost the U.S. nearly $25 billion in out of pocket and lost work productivity costs per year, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers at Northwestern University estimated that costs related to children’s food allergies amounted to $4,184 per child. “In summary, childhood food allergy in the United States places a considerable […]

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How To Lighten The Bill When Shopping For Kids With Food Allergies
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Parents of children with food allergies are often in a position of having to spend more money at the grocery store than those who don’t. As Professor of Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Christopher Chang sees children with food allergies. “One of the more difficult situations is when you have someone who has a […]

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Tick Bites Can Lead To Red Meat Allergy
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Dr. Dana Esham of Adena Allergy and Immunology reports of a case where a Tick bites can lead to a red meat allergy. Last September, a Chillicothe resident came to my allergy clinic complaining of multiple episodes of hives over his entire body and tightness in his throat. He was treated at the emergency room […]

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$55K Food Processing Fine Issued For Food Allergy Offence
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The heaviest fine for a food allergy offence involving allergies has been issued after an eight-year-old boy suffered a severe allergic reaction after being served ice-cream that he was assured was dairy-free. Catering company Manor on High in Victoria was fined $55,000 for the offence after a magistrate convicted the company of breaching Victoria’s Food […]

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