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New Survey Findings Reveal Dangers of Dining Out With Food Allergies

New Survey Findings Reveal Dangers of Dining Out With Food Allergies
Last month, our friends at Snack Safely reported the findings of a survey representing 1,000 food-allergic individuals in the UK. The survey was carried out by the law firm...
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Emerging Epidemic: Latest Research on Childhood Food Allergies Shows Troubling Trend

Emerging Epidemic: Latest Research on Childhood Food Allergies Shows Troubling Trend
We like to follow research in the food allergy world closely—after all, many of our team members are as personally vested as we are professionally in...
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Sesame: More Than Just a Street

Sesame allergy has been all over the news lately. Last year, a teenage girl tragically died at Heathrow Airport after eating a Pret a Manger baguette...
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Scientists Find Link Between Antacid & Antibiotic Exposure and Food Allergies & Asthma

Scientists Find Link Between Antacid & Antibiotic Exposure and Food Allergies & Asthma
As someone who remembers (with disgust) that pink goo as a child (also known as the antibiotic amoxicillin), I read this headline in shock. Did that...
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FPIES: Not As Delicious As It Sounds

FPIES: Not As Delicious As It Sounds
From time to time, we like to write about the rarer forms of food allergy. We’ve covered  Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Oral Allergy Syndrome, and allergies to red meat and...
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Food Allergy Awareness Week! Things I'd Like People to Know... And a Little Dr. Seuss

Food Allergy Awareness Week! Things I'd Like People to Know... And a Little Dr. Seuss
It’s almost here, food allergy awareness week 2018! The official dates for this year are May 13-19.I’m currently sitting in my office looking at a recent picture...
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Peter Rabbit: A Tale of Teachable Moments

Peter Rabbit: A Tale of Teachable Moments
On February 9th, Sony Pictures released its long-awaited movie that modernizes the classic tale of Peter Rabbit—the mischievous little bunny that chases about the garden of...
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It Matters Who You Ask

It Matters Who You Ask
Four-year-old: Does that have egg or peanut?Another four-year-old: NoFour-year-old: Okay. (Accepts cracker)This actual conversation transpired nearly 5 years ago, between my son and his best preschool...
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Why using Allergens as a weapon in Peter Rabbit isn’t the same as other cartoon violence

Why using Allergens as a weapon in Peter Rabbit isn’t the same as other cartoon violence
The Peter Rabbit movie wasn’t something I wanted to see anyway. I’d seen a few previews and it looked to be full of the sort of...
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Top 40 Food Allergy Blog 2 Years Running!

Top 40 Food Allergy Blog 2 Years Running!
We're so grateful for your support!So far, 2018 has been the year of recognitions!For the second year in a row, I have been honored by being...
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Why the Thigh?

Why the Thigh?
Most people that carry epinephrine with them to treat serious allergic reaction will tell you they were given strict instructions to inject the needle into their...
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Food Allergy Numbers: Why the Mystery?

As someone who has a personal and professional connection to food allergies, I probably talk about the subject more than most. During these conversations, I’m often...
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Understanding More, Fearing Less

Understanding More, Fearing Less
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” –...
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Food Allergies Today: An Expert Q & A

Food Allergies Today: An Expert Q & A
There are many unknowns in the food allergy world today. Why are food allergies on the rise? What can I do to prevent my child from...
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Dear Mother, Dear Daughter

Dear Mother, Dear Daughter
In the spirit of Mother’s Day, two of our food allergy mavens at Allergy Amulet wrote letters to their mom and daughter, respectively, about their food...
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