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Peanut Allergy

It's Peanut Butter Jelly Time... to Raise Awareness

Lindsey Orlofsky | Posted 06.03.2014 | Good News
Lindsey Orlofsky

No, I will never be able to kiss my boyfriend without asking him what he ate for lunch. No, I will never be able to eat at 50 percent of restaurants. And no, I wouldn't have it any other way.

An Ordinary Day (With Food Allergies)

Carissa K | Posted 11.09.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

I've been reading ingredients on everything we purchase for the past nine years, ever since my son, Jack, at just 15 weeks of age, went into anaphylaxis in response to his first sip of formula.

Major Distributor Recalls Cookie Dough

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. -- ConAgra Foods Inc. is recalling some Kroger's Break `N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages, because they contain peanuts. ConAgr...

Store Pulls Nuts From Shelves, Didn't Disclose That Nuts Contained Nuts

Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

Booths, the U.K.-based grocery chain, has recalled its "monkey nuts." The store failed to disclose on the packaging that the product contained peanuts...

Substitutes For Peanut Allergies, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

These days, so many people have nut allergies! Nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" Ellie Krieger gave suggestions for nu...

Could A Treatment For Peanut Allergy Be Coming Soon?

Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living

People with life-threatening peanut allergies understand how vexing the wait has been for a proper remedy, prevention, or cure. In a mouse stu...

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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

'Worrisome' New Statistic About Allergies

Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents

Parents and caretakers may not be doing everything they can to protect young children from allergic reactions, according to a study published Monday i...

Hold The Cracker Jacks: Yankees And Mets Fans Get Peanut-Free Seats

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.04.2012 | Food

Peanut-free sections have been popping up at baseball stadiums across the country for some time. Now, fans of the Mets and Yankees with peanut al...

Are These Common Foods Causing Your Allergies?

Dr. Susanne Bennett | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susanne Bennett

According to the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, approximately 40 million Americans suffer from allergies, with four million workdays lost annually due to hay fever alone.

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...

The Funniest 'Peanut Free Mom' Tweets So Far

Posted 09.17.2011 | Comedy

The latest parody twitter account to grab the Internet's attention is @PeanutFreeMom, self-described "Life Coach, Career Mom, Peanut-Free Advocate." ...

That's Nuts: Michigan Woman Claims Attack By Peanut Butter

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

There have been a lot of crazy crimes but this one is completely nuts: a Michigan woman is under investigation for assault, because she mailed a lette...

Parents Want First Grader Kicked Out Of School Over Severe Peanut Allergy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Some public school parents in Edgewater, Florida, want a first-grade girl with life-threatening peanut allergies removed from the classroom and ho...

Can Moms Give Their Babies A Peanut Allergy In Utero? Maybe

TIME Healthland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

How soon does sensitization to foods start? Could it begin as early as during pregnancy?...

Peanut Ban On Airplaines? FAA Considers Nut Ban For Airlines Because Of Allergy

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Federal regulators are considering a snack attack on the nation's airlines that would restrict or even completely ban serving peanut...

An Open Letter to Michelle Obama, Mother-In-Chief

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

As you crusade for the health of our children, please know that mothers around the country stand beside you. Our collective abilities can and will bring the change that our children deserve.

Possible Therapy Takes A Bite Out Of Peanut Allergy

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — A handful of children once severely allergic to peanuts now can munch them without worry. Scientists retrained their bodies to tole...