Search For Tag: peanut allergy
7/10/13 6:05 PM
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....
8/21/13 4:51 PM
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...
1/8/13 4:40 PM
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...
10/27/14 2:11 PM
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...
4/2/14 6:45 PM
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...
1/9/13 2:24 PM
Comment by SassyJ
AWESOME!!! I know that SLIT is awesome for environmental allergies. My almost 6 yr old daughter has been getting treatment for her enviros for 2 years, and has made unbelievable progress, and even lost a few lesser allergies, while all are...
2/20/15 12:54 PM
Comment by KFA News Team
McCormick Products Not Involved in Recent Peanut Contamination of Cumin MEDIA CONTACTS: Lori Robinson 410-527-6004 Lori_Robinson@mccormick.com Sparks, Md., (February 19, 2015) – McCormick & Company Incorporated, today...
1/15/15 3:10 PM
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...
4/7/15 12:41 PM
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...
5/19/15 1:42 PM
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...
9/5/13 5:55 AM
Comment by guestkfa
I have tried to make my own sunflower seed butter in my food processor, but even after a looong time in the processor and a fair amount of canola, I still get a "paste" so thick you can slice it! What am I doing wrong? Do I just need a better...
9/5/13 6:42 PM
Comment by kandicejo
I haven't made my own but we buy Sunbutter. I find it is quite thick and has a drier, more grainy consistency than peanut butter.
9/4/13 8:28 PM
Yum! I love pepitas! Going to have to try this!
8/29/14 4:22 AM
Comment by alexbuck
Do I can some other corns as well? If yes, which ones? Alex
8/29/14 12:58 PM
Not sure what you mean by other corns?? Can you give an example??
9/4/13 4:10 PM
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...
12/4/12 6:00 PM
Blog Entry by 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...
3/9/14 1:33 PM
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...
2/20/15 5:24 PM
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...
4/15/15 8:16 AM
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...
6/16/15 3:52 PM
Comment by TrishRip
Sadly, when it comes to airline travel it is not just the potential food allergens, but the animal dander as well. I have a severe allergic reaction to all dogs, and a potentially fatal reaction to cats. It doesn't matter if they are 4 rows away or...
6/16/15 8:01 PM
Comment by Dinydeek
It would not matter whether the pet was on the plane or not, the pet owners are covered in their pet dander you are going to react to the owners if the pets are left at home. While we too deal with significant allergies that prevent us from...
6/16/15 8:59 PM
Comment by KurtH
We the allergy community have a strong case arguing for *reasonable accommodations*. For food, that is clear labeling of intended ingredients and of trace levels of common allergens. The argument is all the stronger in the air, and ought to appear...
6/17/15 9:17 AM
Comment by kriton94
Just curious, who bears the cost if an emergency landing is required?
6/17/15 9:22 AM
Comment by Allison
That is a great question. I am not sure.
6/17/15 10:19 AM
Comment by Dinydeek
Airlines are a private industry. They have no control over what passengers opt to eat, or what pets they have at home or what trees or grass left pollen on the passenger or what perfume or deo the passenger opts to wear. So,...
6/18/15 5:01 PM
Comment by Abigail's Mommy
Sometimes, it's not so easy as choosing to not fly. Adults have to fly for business, kids have to fly to see non-custodial parents, people need to fly for family emergencies when time is absolutely critical...Flying is an unavoidable part of...
6/4/15 8:01 PM
Comment by GreenMomma
Most pages I read say that the gut closes somewhere between 4 and 6 months old... Shouldn't their guidelines start from 6 months instead of 4?
6/8/15 1:01 PM
Comment by Jen
Hi greenmomma (welcome to posting) and good Sammy. I am going to check with some of our other volunteers and staff to see if someone knows those answers.
6/8/15 12:38 PM
Comment by goodsammy
Is there a difference between roasted and boiled peanuts? which version is less risky to begin with?
6/8/15 1:40 PM
Comment by Lynda
Hi Goodsammy, The issue of introducing peanuts to babies is not whole peanuts or even peanut butter; it's peanut protein that would be in something like bamba , a baby biscuit that has peanut protein in it. But to answer your question,...
6/8/15 6:08 PM
There was a study that showed dry roasted peanuts were more allergenic http://www.washingtonpost.com/...-a-new-oxford-study/
6/4/15 1:16 PM
Blog Entry by 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,...
6/23/15 11:00 AM
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...
6/25/15 11:00 AM
Blog Entry by 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...
6/15/15 4:06 PM
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...
7/24/15 9:25 PM
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...
7/25/15 11:41 PM
Comment by Will Way
I just took these cups on vacation for my son. There is a lot in each cup (more than enough for a couple pieces of toast). Perfect for vacations!
7/27/15 10:20 AM
Glad to know they worked well. From the pic, they pretty small, but I've found w/ the single serving things like that, I tend to not use it all.