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Which blog posts did our community members find the most popular in the first half of 2015? In case you missed one, or are a new member, here’s a recap! Our top five posts were roughly split between food and health-related articles.

Cumin Triggers Massive Recall For Peanut Allergy
Recalls of cumin spice began in 2014 and continued into 2015. Peanut contamination by a wholesale supplier of cumin affected dozens of food products. We have a list of all recalls for your convenience.

Allergy-Friendly Candy Guide for 2015
In the spring, we posted happier news: allergy-friendly Easter candy! We shared candy free of peanuts, milk, egg and more. (Remember to double-check ingredient labels and make sure a product is safe for your child.)

The Egg-Free Meringue Recipe That Will Shock You
Did you know the liquid in a can of beans can be whipped just like egg whites? People use this sweet creation to make meringue, mousse, pies and more!

Which Children Are at Risk for Biphasic Reactions?
A study recently identified five factors that can predict biphasic reactions in children. Biphasic reactions are severe allergic reactions that happen hours after the first allergic reaction. Sometimes, they can be more severe than the first one. It is important to use epinephrine and get to the emergency room fast.

What to Do If You Can’t Afford Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
Epinephrine is the only treatment for severe allergic reactions. There is still time left this year to use coupon offers for epinephrine auto-injectors.Talk to your doctor and ask for help. Open enrollment for health insurance begins in a few months, so it may pay to compare drug coverage. Read our post from January for more suggestions.

What will the second half of 2015 bring? Stay tuned to KFA for all the latest food allergy news!

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