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Don't Scream for Ice Cream!

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 Unilever is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey pints, which may inadvertently contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts, and hazelnuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list. 

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Adult-Onset Food Allergies Become More Common

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 Ruchi Gupta, pediatrician and professor of pediatrics and medicine at Northwestern Medicine and director of the Science and Outcomes of Allergy and Asthma Research Team at Northwestern, talks about a recent study where she found more than 10 percent of American adults have a food allergy, and about half of that group developed a new food allergy as adults — numbers that surprised her. 

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At Least 1 in 10 US Adults Suffer From Food Allergies

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Phone, check.  Keys, check. Wallet, check. EpiPen, check.  1 in 10 adults have a food allergy, and that number is growing every day.  

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Holidays' pitfalls for those with food allergies

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 If you have food allergies and will attend a social event with a food focus, alert the hosts in advance. Make sure they know how to read food labels and to save the labels of packaged foods 

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Gluten-Free Vaccine Trial Gives New Hope To Coeliacs

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 Phase two of a world-first clinical trial is underway to test a vaccine scientists hope will end the need for coeliacs to adhere to gluten-free diets.

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DBV Applies for FDA License to Sell Viaskin Peanut Patch Therapy

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 DBV Technologies announced the submission of a Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Viaskin Peanut for the treatment of peanut allergy in children four to 11 years of age

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What Research Says About Gluten and Eczema

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Studies find links between  celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and eczema.

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Montville's Hilldale Elementary Students Learn About Celiac Disease

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 Montville's elementary students learned about Celiac disease in late September.

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Great News! CHOA to begin clinical trials, research on childhood food allergies

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For the first time, an Atlanta hospital will conduct research and clinical trials on childhood food allergies. 

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7 Food Allergy Safety Tips (From a Mom Whose Daughter's Life Is at Risk Every Day)

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 These food allergy safety tips could save your life while traveling — or simply dining out anywhere. 

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Dairy Industry Attacks Vegan Butter

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 It's butter's turn to enter the labeling debate over whether plant-based products can use terms the anima agriculture industry reserves only for exploited animals and their secretions.

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Teal Pumpkin Project Offers Non-food Treats For Trick-Or-Treaters With Food Allergies

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 Attention trick-or-treaters! For the fourth year, households across the United States will be participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project

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What's scarrier than the new Halloween Movie? This.

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A new study finds that gluten-free restaurant foods contain gluten.  Out of all the gluten-free foods sampled, pizza was contaminated the most.

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Mylan Accused of Secretly Maneuvering to Suppress Evidence in EpiPen Lawsuit

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The companies behind EpiPen  are defendants in an ongoing lawsuit alleging the companies engaged in an illegal scheme to increase sales of the device. 

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Doctors Identify a Link Between Food Allergies and This Birth Method.

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C-section births may carry an unexpected risk: food allergies. In a large-scale study of Swedish children, doctors found that kids delivered by C-section had a 21 percent higher risk of developing food allergies than those born by vaginal delivery. 

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Which foods are gluten free and which are not?

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 Dr. Redd joined us to give us a little quiz on what foods are gluten free and which ones are not. He also shares the symptoms of gluten intolerance . 

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Hello, Amaranth. Nice to meet you!

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Meet Amaranth:  The brain-boosting, gluten-free antidote to quinoa burnout.    Switch up your carb rotation with amaranth, a lesser-known, yet no-less-nourishing ancient grain that’s quickly finding favor in wellness circles. Just like quinoa, it’s packed with protein and is fiber-rich, but it also has some significant health benefits all its own. 

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Food Allergies Don’t Have to Make Halloween Scary

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 Holidays like Halloween that focus on food and treats can be stressful for parents and kids who manage food allergies. Preparing ahead can reduce that stress and minimize the chances of having a food allergy reaction. Here are our tips to make your Halloween safer and less stressful. 

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Allergy-Friendly Fast Food: These Are the Best Places to Eat If You Have Food Allergies

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 There are many restaurants, however, whose staff are trained and willing to help their guests dine safely at their establishments. AllergyEats’ listings offer ratings and reviews of many chains throughout the United States — some good; some not so great. 

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New Food Allergy Diagnostics Company to Deliver Innovative Diagnostic Technology

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 New food allergy diagnostics company, AllerGenis, LLC., recently launched for the purpose of bringing innovative, precision diagnostic solutions to food allergy clinicians, with the goal of improving patient outcomes through highly accurate and safe diagnostic tools. anaphylaxis food and drink food allergy news

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Food Allergies Can Develop at Any Age

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Running a holiday sale or weekly special? Definitely promote it here to get customers excited about getting a sweet deal.Early allergies to ingredients such as eggs, milk, and soy often resolve during childhood, but they can resurface later. And at any point in your life, you can develop new food allergies (which can be life-threatening) or intolerances (which generally cause gastrointestinal distress).

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GROWING UP: Food dye allergies in children

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Of the various food dyes that are used, there are three that are most frequently linked to food dye allergies. Carmine or natural red 4 is a red dye that appears in burgers, sausages, drinks, candy and fruit yogurt. Allergic reactions to the dye include facial swelling, rashes, and wheezing. 

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A Mother's Horror: A Choc Chip Cookie Killed My Daughter

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A mother who tried to revive her daughter as she died from an allergic reaction, is now taking on food manufacturers in a bid to strengthen allergen labelling laws.



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Edison NJ approves food allergen ordinance

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EDISON - The township council approved an ordinance that requires restaurants and caterers to identify certain food allergens on their menus

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The Top 5 Things That Should Send You Running Before You Eat Out With Food-Allergic Kids

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As you trip and travel around our great big world – or just around your own hometown – be on the lookout for these tell-tale signs of danger. Food danger. And if you see them. RUN. As fast as you can. 

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For the Love of PASTA!

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A guide to veggie and legume pastas that add nutrition, not carbs.

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