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Mom says sons were kicked off flight because of a peanut allergy

March 28, 2019 by


by Jordana Horn Mom Pooja Patel’s two unaccompanied minor sons were kicked off a connecting international flight in Seoul, South Korea last week — and she says that it was because of a nut allergy. According to dad, Rakesh Patel, the two teenage boys were flying back to school in the Philippines after visiting their […]

What the Mystery of the Tick-Borne Meat Allergy Could Reveal

July 30, 2018 by


By Moises Velasquez-Manoff Unraveling why tick bites are suddenly causing a strange reaction in some people who eat meat could help scientists better understand how all allergies work. One spring evening in 2016, Lee Niegelsky’s underarm began to itch. An investment manager, he was doing housework around his condo, and he thought he’d been bitten […]

Schnucks issues Allergy Alert on Bakery Cakes

June 2, 2017 by


Schnucks Bakery, St. Louis, Missouri, is issuing an allergy alert on Cinnamon Pudding Half Cakes and Cake Slices because the products may contain walnuts that are not listed on the ingredient labels. The cakes were sold in all 100 Schnucks retail stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. Customers are urged to check for: […]

Infants should be fed peanuts to stave off allergies, say new NIH guidelines

January 5, 2017 by


by Leah Samuel Federal health officials on Thursday issued new food allergy guidelines that could help reduce peanut allergies among children — and that, contrary to past guidance, call for parents to give babies foods containing peanuts as early as 4 to 6 months of age. The new guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]

Family sues restaurant after teen eats pancakes, dies

March 17, 2015 by


By Elizabeth Armstrong Moore for Newser. A family in Minnesota is suing a local restaurant after their son ate two pancakes there and died last June. They say that 16-year-old Scott Johnson, who was so allergic to dairy that trace amounts had sent him to the emergency room before and the family generally avoided dining […]