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Nut Allergies

FARE Takes Action On Behalf Of ALL Food Allergic Families Who Deserve To Fly Safely

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 01.10.2017 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

Flying as a food allergic family is often similar to a game of chance. It seems that every flight is an experience unto itself, even on the same carri...

The Important Reason Some Families Put Out Teal Pumpkins For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.26.2016 | Parents

A special Halloween decoration is raising awareness about an issue that’s important to many families. The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages people to ...

This EpiPen News Is Part of A Disturbing Trend

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 08.26.2016 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

The TV was on as we sat waiting to be called in for our check-up. My son, who is 11, turned his head as he heard the anchor use the word “EpiPen....

Why Food Allergies Are Not Funny

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 05.13.2016 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

I am the mother of a food allergic child. My son Joshua, who is 10 years old, has an anaphylactic peanut allergy. I was both shocked and surprised watching the Today Show segment that joked about nut allergies. I found it to be insensitive to the millions of Americans who live each day with this invisible but potentially fatal disability.

No Sandwich Is More Important Than A Child's Life

Heather Spohr | Posted 09.16.2016 | Parents
Heather Spohr

Why would you willingly risk a child's life? Why would you risk your child being the reason a classmate gets sick or dies?

Simply Nuts!

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 09.10.2016 | Travel
Lianne Mandelbaum

My son and I were waiting to board a flight to Sarasota, Florida. JetBlue, our airline of choice because of my son's anaphylactic peanut allergy, permits us to pre-board so that I can clean the seating area. As per usual, my heart is pounding.

Prior Advice About Preventing Peanut Allergies Could Be Wrong, Study Suggests

Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents

Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:33pm EST By Kate Kelland LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - In research that contradicts years of health advice, scientists said on Mon...

Food Is No Laughing Matter For My Son

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 03.09.2015 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

As a parent with a food allergic child, I feel a constant low-grade anxiety about meals. The world is full of culinary land mines, and I try to map a path to navigate around them for my child.

Jeffrey Young

Napster Founder Sean Parker Pledges Millions For Allergy Cure | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology

Sean Parker, the co-founder of the online music service Napster and the first president of Facebook, has pledged $24 million toward a campaign to deve...

Scientists May Have Found The Fix For Nut Allergies

| Yael L. Maxwell | Posted 08.12.2014 | Science

The threat of death does not loom over most people who dip their fists in a bowl of honey-roasted cashews. For those with severe nut allergies, howeve...

Tired of Morning Hangovers? You Could Be Allergic to Alcohol

Dr. Tim Mainardi | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tim Mainardi

Hangover symptoms can be perceived as collateral damage to a good night out, but they may actually be the result of an allergic reaction to ingredients in alcohol. So how do you tell if you are really allergic to alcohol or just suffering from a normal hangover?

A Mother's Concern Leads To A Million-Dollar Invention

Posted 07.31.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

How To Make All Your Favorite Recipes Without The Nuts

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Matthew Kadey for Banana bread just isn't banana bread without walnuts, it seems. But with the rising tide of food sensitivities and a...

Getting Past the Hype About Peanut Allergies

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Who could forget the tragic "peanut butter kiss of death" headlines about a Canadian teen who died of anaphylactic shock related to a peanut allergy. Well, the teenager did die -- but little else of that story proved true.

Happy Thanksgiving! Hold The Gluten, Nuts, Dairy, Etc.

Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living

By Tamara Duker Freuman for U.S. News Health Hosting Thanksgiving dinner these days is not for the faint of heart. As the guest list grows, so too ...

The Flexible Feast

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

If you're hosting Thanksgiving or any holiday meal this year, you'll most likely welcome a few guests with special dietary requests. Different ones. Which could mean a lot of extra work for you -- or could be a great excuse to get creative in the kitchen and take a few liberties with tradition.

Parent: Teacher Bullied Daughter With Scented Candle

Posted 10.18.2012 | Education

Georgia teenager Danielle Nguyen suffers from a severe nut allergy, and mother Shannon Baldwin-Nguyen says her daughter was endangered by a Spanish te...

Peanut Allergies May Have Tripled

Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living

If the population of one Minnesota county is any indication, rates of peanut allergies has been on the rise over the last decade, according to a new s...

Catherine Pearson

Could Breastfeeding Really Cause Nut Allergies? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.18.2012 | Parents

Australian researchers say they've found a possible cause for nut allergies, and it's likely to get lactation experts a bit riled up. Investigators...

Half Of People With Nut Allergies Can't Do What?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Not all people with nut allergies are savvy when it comes to identifying the nuts they're actually allergic to, a new study suggests. Researchers f...

Kids With Nut Allergies Feel Excluded, Stigmatized: Study | By Amanda MacMillan | Posted 10.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Amanda Santos wanted to send her 5-year-old daughter, Skylar, to a small private school. But after they interviewed, met the teachers and submitted Sk...

Is Tripe Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Nut and Egg-Free?

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

I am a hungry person with food allergies in a foreign country. Have you ever wanted to cook or eat something so badly that you dream about it at night?