Our big day almost landed me in the ER, thanks to the caterer who oversold his nut-free promises.
Kids take part in Red Sneakers campaign to honor Oakley Debbs.
Year one of living on my own with food allergies = complete!
After a child receives a severe food allergy diagnosis, emotions tend to run high. Reader Sue Marchand shares her story.
An Ohio study shows that fewer than half of parents and kids with nut allergies could correctly identify nuts in and out of the shell.
Published in 2010 and earlier For more recent reviews, click here. Baking at Its Best Allergic Living gives two thumbs way up for Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook. Pascal had all the right ingredients take on her second cookbook: an accomplished home chef, she earned her stripes in restaurant kitchens, and she lives with multiple… Read more »
European scientists have discovered that despite popular belief, peanuts may not be the allergen that causes the most severe allergic reactions. In one important study, discussed at the the 2010 meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, that dubious distinction fell to the cashew. The study, published in the European journal Allergy,… Read more »
Oils generally come in two kinds: refined and unrefined. 1. Refined Oil: When a peanut or nut oil is refined, the chances of the proteins of that food being in the oil are low. While pure refined peanut oil does exist, it is always safer to avoid peanut oil completely since there is no definitive… Read more »