Boiling peanuts for up to 12 hours could help overcome children’s allergic reactions, according to the results of a clinical trial at Flinders University and SAHMRI in Australia which found up to 80% of children with peanut allergy became desensitised...
Common gut bacteria from the class Clostridia could prevent sensitisation to allergens in food, according to new research that may pave the way for probiotic products aimed at battling food allergies and intolerances.
The UK’s food and medical research bodies are looking to expand understanding of the mechanisms underlying food allergies, with a call for new research that could help improve diagnosis, prognosis and management.
Food allergies are under-recognised risk factors for asthma, suggests a new study from the US that also found greater allergy incidence in children, men and black people than other sectors of the population.
Consumers who suffer from food allergies are set to benefit from
new "plain English" allergen labeling rules, which also
provide food and beverage manufacturers with the opportunity to tap
into the growing "free-from"...
Soy-based formulas are often recommended for infants with food
allergies, but a review of past studies suggests they should not be
recommended for the prevention of allergies or food intolerance in
infants at high risk.
The heated debate about food allergies and the implications for
food manufacturers looks set to continue as a new study conducted
in the UK claims the risk of death to children age 15 due to a food
allergy is slim.