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Peanut and tree nut free, is it pracitcal? by Diane Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 2:59pm Over the past few months I keep reading and hearing about peanut free schools. I read a lot about people who think it's the worst thing in the world. It's something I think about often, as in just a few years my son will be in a classroom without one of us to make sure he is safe. Take the regular fears of a parent sending their child to school f ... Read on »
Peanut and Tree Nut Survey by Gabs Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:47pm Just came across this on the PeanutAllergy.com site and wanted to highlight it here: Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Surveys FAAN and researchers from the University of Michigan Food Allergy Center are conducting three surveys regarding allergic reactions to peanut and/or tree nuts. We are seeking individuals with allergies t ... Read on »
An Update: Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies by thegoodeatah Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Sep 2013 12:00am I've had a hard time wrapping my head around this and getting my feelings in to words: My 21 month old son has been diagnosed as anaphylactic allergic to peanuts, pistachios and cashews. I tried writing a post about it a few months ago when we found out, but the words ended up having an angry and sad tone. I'm still sad and angry that my son has ... Read on »
Allergic Reactions to Peanuts and Tree Nuts on Commercial Airlines by Kim, The Food Allergy Coach Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:04pm The September issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology just came out. One article in particular caught my eye - a letter to the editor entitled " Self-reported allergic reactions to peanut and tree nuts occurring on commercial airlines" (click to read the full article). There were many interesting data points, namely that, "in 6 ... Read on »
Teff Chocolate Pudding - wheat, gluten, egg, soy, dairy, corn, refined sugar, peanut, and tree nut free! by Kim, The Food Allergy Coach Posted Thu 29 Oct 2009 11:03pm It's day 4 of my rotation diet, and I'm not losing my mind! I'm definitely learning a lot, and I'm eating much healthier - lots of veggies! I'm making it into a game, sort-of - like "I know I'm going out to eat Saturday, so how do I 'save up' food groups so that I can eat what I want?" I'm also becoming very aware of foods that I was over-relyin ... Read on »
Teff Chocolate Pudding - wheat, gluten, egg, soy, dairy, corn, refined sugar, peanut, and tree nut free! by Kim, The Food Allergy Coach Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm It's day 4 of my rotation diet , and I'm not losing my mind! I'm definitely learning a lot, and I'm eating much healthier - lots of veggies! I'm making it into a game, sort-of - like "I know I'm going out to eat Saturday, so how do I 'save up' food groups so that I can eat what I want?" I'm also becoming very aware of foods that I was over-rel ... Read on »
Ferrara Candy Company Voluntarily Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts and Tree Nuts in Brach’s Malted Milk Balls by FDA Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 1:42pm Ferrara Candy Company (“Ferrara”) is recalling 6 pound packages of bulk Brach’s Malted Milk Balls because they may contain undeclared tree nuts (i.e., Brazil nuts) and peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts and peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Read on »
A Peanut Butter Tree by Jennifer O. Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 4:44pm I know I don't have too much free time on my hands, but I find these oh so interesting things when I should be doing other oh so interesting things. So, here is my latest find, The Peanut Butter Tree (also known in plant terms as Bunchosia) And of course the Peanut Butter Tree produces the Peanut Butter Fruit. This of cou ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer: Peanuts vs. Tree Nuts by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 10:00pm A peanut butter sandwich is as American as apple pie. What are your thoughts on peanut butter, though? I’ve been hearing that peanuts, which I know are actually legumes, aren’t as healthy as tree nuts. Should I be making my sandwiches with almond butter instead? – Fred (Last name withheld) Brooklyn, NY I don’t ... Read on »
What to Do First? or Peanut Allergies 101 - Part 1 by Gabs Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 11:23am A reader left a great suggestion for a topic this week. Thanks Sean (next time leave your email/site so I can link to you)! Here's what he wrote: I'd love to see some sort of summary post for parents of newly diagnosed children. Call it Peanut Allergies 101. When our daughter was diagnosed, my first question was "What do we need to d ... Read on »