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How Much Peanut Protein Can Be Found on Everyday Surfaces?

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...

What Happens to Food Allergies After Treatment with Oral Immunotherapy?

Press Release Contact: mgraham@aaaai.org (414) 272-6071 Onsite Press Room (March 4-7): (213) 743-6242 WHAT HAPPENS TO FOOD ALLERGIES AFTER TREATMENT WITH ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY? Research at AAAAI Annual Meeting shows many patients adhere to home dosing Los Angeles, CA – Researchers from Stanford University are reporting essential, long-term follow-up data for patients who achieved food allergy desensitization through multiple oral immunotherapy (OIT) protocols. During OIT, the patient consumes...

Soy Allergy Alert - Namias of Arizona Carlotta's Kitchen Chicken Products

News Release Namias of Arizona Recalls Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class II Recall 022-2016 Health Risk: Low Mar 3, 2016 Congressional and Public Affairs Richard J. McIntire (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, March 3, 2016 – Namias of Arizona, Inc., a Tucson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 19,200 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)...

Will Oral Food Challenges or Accidental Ingestions Make Your Child's Food Allergy Worse?

If your child accidentally eats the food they avoid, will their food allergy last longer? What about purposely eating the food during an in-office food challenge? Have you avoided in-office food challenges because you’re afraid a reaction will make the allergy worse? A recently published study can put your mind at ease. What the study was about Researchers followed a group of 512 infants allergic to milk and egg . These babies also had a strong likelihood for peanut allergy. The researchers...

Tree Nut Allergy Alert (Almond) - Lipari Foods Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Bean Products

Lipari Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Bean Products Due to Undeclared Almond For Immediate Release February 23, 2016 Contact Consumers Customer Service 800-729-3354 Media Michelle Voss Michelle_Voss@liparifoods.com 586-447-3500 ext. 9619 Announcement WARREN, Mich. - Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of dark chocolate covered coffee beans packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared allergen of tree nuts (almonds). People who have an allergy...

Sanofi US Parts Ways with Auvi-Q® Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Sanofi recalled all Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) last year . The company issued this statement today. Sanofi US to Return Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) Rights to kalo Press Release BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi announced today that the license and development agreement between Sanofi and kalo, formerly Intelliject Inc., the developer of Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP), will terminate later this year. At that time, all U.S. and Canadian rights will...

Peanut Allergy Alert - Uncle Bucks and Cabela's Classic Candies Maple Nut Candy Peg Bags

Rucker's Wholesale & Service Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Ingredient in Uncle Bucks & Cabela's Classic Candies Maple Nut Candy Peg Bags For Immediate Release February 23, 2016 Contact Consumers Rucker's Wholesale and Service Co. 618-945-2411 or 800-663-1857 Announcement Ruckers Wholesale and Service Co. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling all of Uncle Bucks and Cabelas Classic Candies Maple Nut candy peg bag, due to the presence of an undeclared peanut...

Milk Allergy Alert - Wilderness Family Naturals Organic Coconut Milk Powder Products

Wilderness Family Naturals Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Organic Coconut Milk Powder And Products Containing Organic Coconut Milk Powder For Immediate Release February 12, 2016 Contact Consumers Wilderness Family Naturals info@wildernessfamilynaturals.com (800) 945-3801 Announcement Wilderness Family Naturals of Silver Bay, MN, is voluntarily recalling its Wilderness Family Naturals Organic Coconut Milk Powder and other products that contain this ingredient due to potential milk...

Peanut Allergy Alert - Best Foods Deer Brand Cumin Powder

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...

Survey: What Are Your Thoughts on Possible Food Allergy Treatments?

AAFA is working with researchers at Northwestern University who are currently conducting a pilot study called "Parental Therapy Preferences for Children with Food Allergy". Parents of children with food allergies are invited to complete an online survey about your thoughts on possible food allergy treatments. This study aims to better understand the needs of patients and their families when deciding on a therapy in order to improve current and future therapy options. All responses will be...

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