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...
A trial suggests that oral immunotherapy treatment, which involves repeated exposure over time to gradually increase doses of the allergen, could allow sufferers to increase their tolerance to peanuts. They would not be able to eat nuts at will, but their...
While new rules on allergens labels will enter into force early
next year in Europe, a new study released this week in the US
suggests incidents of peanut allergies in children are on the up.
Pressure is on industry and congress for...
With legislators across the world currently discussing the issue of
food allergens and labelling, scientists are busy in the labs
investigating solutions to this increasing health problem. But new
research released this week could...
As the EU discusses new, much tougher, legislation on the labelling
of potential allergens on food products, a new study from the Isle
of Wight, UK, substantiates current fears over the mounting cases
of allergic reactions.