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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 […]

36,957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bars Recalled for E. coli

March 24, 2017 by


Pro Sports Club of Bellevue, WA is recalling 36,957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch bars because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). The Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bar was sold directly to clients at the PRO Sports facilities in Washington (Bellevue, Redmond and Seattle cities) between August 8, 2016 and March 10, […]

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 […]

Skin patches may help kids’ peanut allergies, study says

October 31, 2016 by


By Hailey Middlebrook Peanut allergies are among the most serious food allergies, requiring constant vigilance. In severe cases, exposure to even trace amounts of the nut can trigger a deadly reaction. But according to a new study published last week in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, a tiny skin patch may help treat […]

Natick MA family sues Panera after finding peanut butter in a grilled cheese

June 6, 2016 by


by Neil Swidey,  Globe Staff In a case reflecting the growing tensions around food allergies, the family of a 6-year-old Natick girl with a serious peanut allergy filed suit last week in Middlesex Superior Court against Panera and a group of Panera franchises in New England. The suit alleges negligence stemming from an incident in […]