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Peanut Patch Could Be Game Changer

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Now, doctors at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital and 23 other hospitals worldwide are testing what they hope will be a breakthrough treatment. It is a patch that exposes the wearer to small amounts of peanut protein through the skin. Over time, they...
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Predicting Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Outcomes

KFA News Team ·
Researchers examined blood samples taken from peanut-allergic volunteers enrolled in an oral immunotherapy study.
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Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects SAN DIEGO, CA Research presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academyof Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) continues to provide insight into the questions thatsurround possible food allergy treatments being investigated. In particular, one study suggested that prolonged avoidance of peanuts following peanut oral immunotherapy may reverse theeffects achieved...
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Safer Flying Strategies for Travelers with Peanut Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Safer flying strategies for travelers with peanut allergies (BPT) - From bag-checking charges and unexplained delays to rude fellow passengers and flight attendants who are having a bad day, flying can be a huge hassle. If you're among the...
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New Food Find: Peanut-Free Seed Butters for Those with Peanut Allergy

KFA Food Bloggers ·
These #NewFoodFinds offer some exciting options for those who are managing peanut or tree nut allergies.   The number of alternatives to peanut butter is rising, keeping up with the increase in children with allergies. This growing number of food...
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New Food Find: Peanut-Free SunButter Single Cups

KFA Food Bloggers ·
This portable #NewFoodFind will be handy for peanut-free and nut-free school lunches.   SunButter is making single cups of SunButter Creamy sunflower seed spread. The cups come packaged together in a canister.   SunButter On the Go Single...
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New Food Find: Single-Serve Peanut-Free Soy Butter

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Coming in late April or early May - Don't Go Nuts single-serve Soy Butter in five varieties. Great for packed lunches, snacks or traveling on the go. Don't Go Nuts products are organic, Non-GMO verified, and are produced in a brand new, peanut-free...
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New Peanut Allergy Study Does Not Say Parents Are to Blame

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Why It’s Important to Read Past the Headlines -  Doctors Explain New Peanut Allergy Study   Editor's note:  The KFA/AAFA leadership recognize that interpreting the findings of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study is...
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Peanut Allergic Teen Builds Business from Ground Up

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Thirteen-year-old Lily Pinto, co-founder of Don’t Go Nuts , is proving that you don’t have to be an adult to be able to help others in a big way. Don’t Go Nuts makes foods that are completely nut-free, “from field to...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Best Foods Deer Brand Cumin Powder

KFA Recall Announcements ·
Best Foods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Deer Brand Cumin Powder 7 Ounce and Deer Brand Cumin Powder 14 Ounce For Immediate Release February 22, 2016 Contact Consumers Abdul Paracha 1-732-650-1300 Ext 222 Announcement Best Foods Inc. 30 Saw Mill Pond Rd,. Edison, NJ is recalling its 7 ounce packages and 14 oz. packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Best Foods Deer Cumin Powder 7 Ounce and 14 Ounce

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Best Foods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Deer Cumin Powder 7 Ounce and Deer Cumin Powder 14 Ounce   Contact: Consumer: 1-732-650-1300 Ext 222   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2015 – Edison, NJ – Best...
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The LEAP Trial 12 Months Later: Are We Ready to LEAP-On Peanut Allergy?

KFA News Team ·
Researchers announced results from the second phase of a landmark food allergy study, with the data showing that feeding peanuts to babies at high risk for developing the allergy sharply cuts their chance of becoming allergic by age 5.
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Fannie May Heart Shaped Box of Chocolates

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Fannie May Issues A Voluntary Recall Of Its 4.0 Oz. Heart-shaped Box Of Assorted Chocolates Due To Undeclared Peanuts Contact: Consumer: 1-330-494-0833 Ext. 193   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 19, 2014 - Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. (...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Patel Grocery Recalls America's Best Jeera Cumin Powder

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Patel Grocery Recalls America's Best Jeera Cumin Powder Contact: Consumer: Ishwer Patel of Patel Grocery 718-748-6369 Media: Joe Morrissey 518-457-0752   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  — March 13, 2015 — Brooklyn, NY — New York...
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Spontaneous Resolution of Peanut Allergy Decreases After Age 8

Kids With Food Allergies ·
New research in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice shows spontaneous resolution of peanut allergy decreases after 8 years old. The research found that 80% of children who outgrew their peanut allergy, did so before age 8....
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Study Links Peanut Allergy to Skin Gene Mutation and Household Peanut Dust

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Peanut in house dust linked to peanut allergy in children with skin gene mutation / eczema Infants with a specific skin gene mutation who are exposed to peanut protein in household dust may be more likely to develop a peanut allergy, according to a...
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Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Australian researchers say they may have come up with a potential treatment for peanut allergy that combines eating peanuts with a probiotic. More studies are needed and parents should not try this at home, the scientists say. Probiotics are sometimes...
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How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Peanut-Free, Soy-Free, Non-Nut Butters by Melanie Carver If your child has a peanut and soy allergy, it can be difficult to find a safe replacement for peanut butter in your local grocery store.  Some of the commercially-available options may...
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If a Band of Pirates Can Do It, So Can You!

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Ahoy mateys!  While pirate crews are typically known for plundering, this band is known for giving.  Sarah Prye discovered Kids With Food Allergies in the summer of 2012, just a few months after her cheerful son Jack was diagnosed with...
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Sublingual (Under-the-Tongue) Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Treating Peanut Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Peanut Therapy Shows Promise in Treating Peanut AllergyNIH-Funded Clinical Study is One of the First to Evaluate Sublingual Immunotherapy as a Peanut Allergy Treatment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 WHAT: A new study supported by the...
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Landmark Study May Change How We Feed Peanut Butter To Infants

Kids With Food Allergies ·
High-Risk Infants Fed Peanuts Developed Allergy At Lower Rate Than Other Babies - Study May Pave Way for New Prevention Strategies   Feeding peanut butter to infants at risk for developing peanut allergies prevented those same babies from...
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Late-Breaking Peanut Patch Phase IIb Trial Results Unveiled at AAAAI Annual Meeting

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Epicutaneous Immunotherapy (EPIT) introduces new way to treat peanut allergies   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – A team of researchers unveiled the results of their highly anticipated multi-national, double-blind, placebo controlled...
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AAFA Responds to FDA Cumin Warning

Kids With Food Allergies ·
This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to people with peanut allergies, advising them to consider staying away from all food products containing ground cumin or cumin powder after a wave of recalls. Ground cumin, apparently...
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ACAAI Says Children with Asthma Do Not Need to Be Routinely Tested for Peanut Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology​ disagrees with study findings that are circulating on the news and social media regarding asthma and peanut allergy. The ACAAI says children with asthma do not need to be routinely tested for...
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How Much Peanut Protein Can Be Found on Everyday Surfaces?

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Press Release Contact: Melissa Graham mgraham@aaaai.org (414) 272-6071 Onsite Press Room (March 4-7): (213) 743-6242 HOW MUCH PEANUT PROTEIN CAN BE FOUND ON EVERYDAY SURFACES? Researchers Present Air and Surface Quantifications at AAAAI Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA – For families managing food allergies, like peanut allergies, food avoidance is key. Researchers from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, however, wondered how much peanut exposure occurs in common environments like restaurants and...
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FDA Allows Peanut Immunotherapy Treatments to Advance

KFA News Team ·
  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agreed to expedite the review of a specially formulated peanut product. The peanut product, called AR101, is being studied as a potential allergy treatment. The status was granted after the company...
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FDA Gives Experimental Peanut Allergy Patch Special Status Designed to Speed Review

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The Food and Drug Administration agreed to review a skin patch for peanut allergy on an expedited basis following positive results of recent clinical trials, the company said Thursday.   DBV Technologies said that the FDA granted its Viaskin...
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Food-Allergic Airline Passengers Left Stranded After Court Dismisses Case, Legal Advocates Say

Kids With Food Allergies ·
UPDATE:   We support a Congressional effort to improve airline safety for people with severe allergies . Join AAFA's Action Network and tell your senators you care about this issue today !   What happens if a passenger has an allergic...
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If Allergic to One Food, Do You Have to Avoid Related Foods?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
FOOD ALLERGIES AND CROSS-REACTIVITY  by Vaishali Mankad, MD   A food allergy occurs when the immune system overreacts to a food.  The most common type of food allergy results from the immune system making a type of antibody called IgE...
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Food Allergy Research Update: Viaskin Study for Peanut Allergy

KFA News Team ·
Press Release: Consortium of Food Allergy Research Completes Recruitment of NIH-sponsored CoFar6 Phase II Trial with DBV's Viaskin(r) Peanut in Treatment of Peanut Allergy Leading US centers in food allergy involved in an NIH-funded CoFAR6 study,...
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Early-Intervention Leads to a High Rate of Peanut Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) Success

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Low doses of peanut early in life may lead to long-term allergy control   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – An early-intervention oral immunotherapy (EI-OIT) trial for peanut allergy shows promising results and could represent a new,...
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New Study Links Eczema and Egg Allergy to Peanut Allergy

KFA News Team ·
According to the Learning About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the presence of eczema and egg allergy strongly predict risk for developing peanut allergy. This information...
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Consuming Low Doses of Peanut after Being Desensitized with Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Can Produce Sustained Unresponsiveness

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Consuming Low Doses of Peanut after Being Desensitized with Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Can Produce Sustained Unresponsive SAN DIEGO, CA – Research has shown that peanut oral immunotherapy can produce desensitization and even sustained...
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Cumin Triggers Massive Food Recalls Because It May Contain Peanut

KFA Recall Announcements ·
    A major wholesale supply of cumin may contain peanuts. This has triggered dozens of food recalls from different companies. Below is the most recent list of all foods recalled thus far.  More recalls are added daily.   To stay...
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Back-to-School: A Week of PB&J Alternatives for Lunch

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Kids want a fun and tasty lunch. Parents want a safe and healthy lunch their kids will actually eat. With peanut and other food allergies on the rise, more families are looking for alternatives to the traditional PB&J. This week of peanut-free lunch box options is sure to satisfy kids and their parents. Monday : Cheese and pear sandwich spread lightly toasted bread with a thin layer of honey mustard, top with a slice of cheese and thinly sliced pear. Pack...
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British Airways Sets New Policy for Passengers with Nut Allergies

KFA News Team ·
British Airways is becoming the first major airline with an official policy asking passengers not to eat nuts in flight. The updated allergy-friendly policy took effect February 18, 2016. Passengers can still carry nutty foods and snacks aboard. But they will be asked not to eat them if they are sitting near a person with that allergy during the flight. When a passenger says they have a nut allergy, flight crews will make an announcement, said an airline spokesperson. Crews will make an...
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Can We EAT Our Way to Prevention of Food Allergies?

KFA News Team ·
We now have very strong evidence that early introduction of peanut can prevent the development of peanut allergy. Does this apply to other allergenic foods? The authors of the newest research study, Enquiring About Tolerance (EAT) sought to answer this question.
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Can We Improve Peanut Allergy Diagnosis with New Laboratory Tests?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
A recent study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice investigated the usefulness of peanut-specific allergic antibody levels for the diagnosis of peanut allergy. The researchers analyzed the usefulness...
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New Guidelines: When to Feed Peanuts to Infants

KFA Medical Advisory Team ·
Since February, the food allergy community has been waiting to see how – or if -  a study hailed as a “landmark”  would change recommendations about feeding young infants at risk for developing a peanut allergy. This week,...
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