allergic reactions

Food Allergy Epidemic From Allergic Reactions To Foods
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More than 5,000 people in the UK were hospitalised after having allergic reactions to foods like celery, carrots, cucumber, kale, mustard, chilli and raw fruits. As the waiter approached his table, Ben Abbott knew he was in for a difficult meal.  For the waiter was carrying a jug of water with a slice of lemon […]

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Doctor leading study to desensitize food allergies
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Dr. Susan Waserman of McMaster is leading a study that exposes children with a food allergy to the food that triggers their allergic reaction. Dr. Waserman was featured on the Feb 27 episode of the CBC’s The Nature of Things to talk about her work as an allergist. The frequency of food allergies in North […]

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New laws put EpiPens  in schools, give staff a way to fight deadly allergic reactions
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One in four children who had severe reactions to food didn’t know they were allergic. A federal law takes effect Wednesday that will financially reward states that allow schools to stock up on injectable epinephrine – often called EpiPens – in case children suffer potentially deadly allergic reactions to food or drugs. The new law, […]

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Eating Out With A Peanut Allergy
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Eating out should be an enjoyable experience but if you have a peanut allergy you need to take extra precautions. Most people enjoy eating out with their family and friends. Michigan State University Extension encourages families and friends to eat together because of the many benefits of eating together. People eat better and are emotionally […]

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Almond Milk A Good Substitute For Dessert Lovers With Milk Allergy
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According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food every year. While more common in young children and people with a family history, a true food allergy causes changes in the body’s immune system. An allergen, which is a protein in the troublesome food, sets off a chain […]

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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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Food Allergy Advocates Call For Drug Injectors In Restaurants
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Advocates for those with food allergies are urging more cities to follow the lead of Hamilton, Ont. , which could become the first city in the world to require all food service outlets to have life-saving medication on hand for people with severe food allergies. Food allergies can lead to severe allergic reactions called anaphylaxis, […]

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For National Food Safety Month, Restaurants Focus on Food Allergens
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The National Restaurant Association, in supporting the industry’s commitment to practicing and promoting food safety, is focusing on food allergen awareness during National Food Safety Month. Throughout September, the NRA’s National Food Safety Month campaign will showcase several aspects of the ServSafe Food Safety program, especially the recently launched ServSafe Allergens online course, designed to […]

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