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Yesterday I gave my 13 month old about 1/4 tsp of peanut butter for the first time. About an hour and a half later he got large hives on his face and hands. He wasn't having any breathing problems and I had Benadryl on hand so I didn't rush him to the...
 
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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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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
 
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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...
 
Study Links Peanut Allergy to Skin Gene Mutation and Household Peanut Dust
10/27/14 2:11 PM
 
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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
 
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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...
 
9/27/12 12:01 PM
 
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My DS had another blood test done to see where he stands with his peanut allergy and it turns out that his allergy is "improving." He went from a 7.3 when we first had him tested 3 years ago, to a 2.7 now. The allergist explained to me, however, that...
 
5/19/14 8:44 PM
 
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This could be life changing for so many people. I can't wait to see how this develops!
 
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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...
 
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Hi all! For those of you with experience with babies/toddlers with food allergies, what steps did you do to keep your LO safe? I am specifically concerned as my DD still crawls sometimes and not only mouths everything but also sucks her thumb......
 
Cumin Triggers Massive Food Recalls Because It May Contain Peanut
2/20/15 12:54 PM
 
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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...
 
Cumin Triggers Massive Food Recalls Because It May Contain Peanut
1/15/15 3:10 PM
 
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    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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How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter
9/5/13 5:55 AM
 
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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...
 
How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter
9/5/13 6:42 PM
 
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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. 
 
How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter
9/4/13 8:28 PM
 
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Yum!  I love pepitas!  Going to have to try this!
 
How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter
8/29/14 4:22 AM
 
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Do I can some other corns as well? If yes, which ones?   Alex
 
How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter
8/29/14 12:58 PM
 
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Not sure what you mean by other corns??  Can you give an example??
 
How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter
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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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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...
 
New Food Find: Single-Serve Peanut-Free Soy Butter
3/9/14 1:33 PM
 
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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...
 
12/8/14 11:00 AM
 
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Don't know if this is on anyone's radar, but I was surprised when I recently bought the Skinny Cow Cookies 'n Dough ice cream bar.  Under the ingredients where allergens are listed, nuts were not mentioned. But when we got home and read the...
 
AAFA Responds to FDA Cumin Warning
2/20/15 5:24 PM
 
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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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Peanut Allergic Teen Builds Business from Ground Up
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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...
 
Peanut Allergy Alert - Fannie May Heart Shaped Box of Chocolates
2/20/14 8:09 AM
 
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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. (...
 
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects
3/2/14 11:26 AM
 
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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 Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) continues to provide...
 
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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...
 
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects
3/2/14 11:47 AM
 
KFA's Note: Oral immunotherapy for food allergens is still being investigated by researchers. This is not something to try at home, but rather to discuss with your allergist.
 
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1/2/14 2:13 PM
 
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Hi, our allergist suggests that i slowly introduce legumes to our son. He is anaphylactic to milk, off charts allergic to peanuts, and allergic to cashews/treenuts, soy, & eggs. He does have contact reactions to "pea protein" so we avoid all items...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/6/15 12:14 PM
 
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Mustard - he had a hot dog, which included it as a hidden spice. He threw it up within the hour and had profuse rhinitis as well (sneezing/discharge from nose). We added that to the testing list at his next appointment.   Chick peas, I honestly...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/9/15 9:30 PM
 
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I recently conducted a fake food tour via the Internet of various cheeses and nuts my son had to look out for. You could use Google Images....   We used to have a book but it was aimed at toddlers - I can't remember the name of the top of my head.
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/6/15 10:14 AM
 
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Thanks for your thoughtful response!  We parents are faced with some difficult choices aren't we?  How did you discover you child was allergic to things like mustard and chickpeas? My kid is swearing a Twizzler made her throat hurt, but...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
1/30/15 5:53 PM
 
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Is this a published study and do you have a citation? All I can find are new clips like this (that will probably get kids sent to the hospital.)I can't tell from any of the articles I've read say if the study was controlled for peanut component since...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/5/15 3:17 PM
 
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Hmmm. Good question! I'm not a doctor, but I can throw out some theories based on conversations I have had with doctors, plus my family's own experience with medical studies. I'm thinking that there may be a difference in how food allergy works or...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/9/15 11:09 AM
 
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She is 6 and loves cooking with me.  She's also a great reader and we practice with labels.  One thing I've wondered.... Do you know of a book that teaches kids the different names of nuts in a fun way? I learned by eating them, but when you...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
1/30/15 12:34 PM
 
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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...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/7/15 1:20 PM
 
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Yes, there is what is called "component testing" which can help predict the chances of outgrowing and/or passing an oral challenge based on which proteins you react to.   All tree nuts are lumped together, but botanically/allergenically, there...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
1/30/15 7:12 PM
 
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Hi, thank you for noticing! This is the citation; I read the study and I don't recall if they looked at different components, I would have to check again. We tried to make it clear that this is really just a first step and that parents should never,...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/5/15 2:40 PM
 
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Thank you for sharing the citation.  I read the abstract as the full text wasn't available.  They did not control for peanut component, just skin test wheal size. I wonder why since such a difference has been shown with the components... I'd...
 
Study of Australian Children Points to Possible Clue in Curing Peanut Allergy
2/9/15 12:34 PM
 
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I don't know of any, but maybe others have some ideas.  You will get more input if you ask that question on the Main forum .