U.S. Sesame Seed Allergy Cases Are Rising

"A 2005 study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, named sesame allergy a 'significant, serious and growing problem,'" said Phil Lempert, a food industry analyst, trend watcher and creator of supermarketguru.com. "It's the No. 3 allergen in Israel, where children are commonly fed nutritious sesame products for protein and iron. In Australia, it's considered the No. 4 biggest allergen, and Canada and the European Commission require sesame to be listed as an allergen on all food labels."

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2012/07/29/US-sesame-seed-allergy-cases-rising/UPI-25471343606429/#ixzz22mmrj7AJ

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