The UK’s National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published new guidelines on diagnosis of food allergies in children, which emphasise the importance of professional detection and dangers of using home testing kits and complementary management...
A new international study has shed light on food allergy sufferers' preferred formats for receiving information on allergens in food products, and indicated that novel intelligent communication technologies, such as hand-held scanners, are not suitable...
Consumers allergic to milk, egg or peanut should not ignore “may contain” labels – as they are often contaminated with the stated allergen – much more so than those that make no claim, new research suggests.
America’s 3m peanut allergy sufferers could benefit from low-allergy peanuts developed by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists using conventional breeding and nut mixing techniques.
A high level report from the UK's House of Lords has said advice on
peanut consumption by pregnant women and children to reduce allergy
risk could be counterproductive, and calls for urgent withdrawal