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

March 28, 2019 by

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]