While advisory labels can be helpful to allergic consumers, they are voluntary and are not required under labeling regulations in United States.
The tricks to understanding package labels with food allergies.
Images of common tree nuts – examine them closely to learn what each type of nut looks like.
An Ohio study shows that fewer than half of parents and kids with nut allergies could correctly identify nuts in and out of the shell.
Dr. Phil Lieberman answers food allergy questions you’ve been wondering about, but haven’t had a chance to ask.
You’ve been given the list of foods to avoid and the task of reading the labels on everything in your kitchen. Here’s what to do.
Allergies to kiwi, also known as the Chinese gooseberry or macaque peach, are on the increase worldwide.
If you were to ask people on the street what are the most common food allergies, they would likely answer: peanuts, nuts, seafood, wheat or milk. But sesame? Probably not. So how did it land on the list of top allergens in both Canada and Europe? In short, in the 1980s and ’90s sesame became… Read more »
Sesame seed allergy is not one of the most common allergies – but it is on the rise and Health Canada has put it on its “priority allergens” list, implicating it as a culprit in many food allergy reactions.
From the Allergic Living archives; this popular article was first published in the magazine in 2010 and updated in 2016. Canadian allergist Dr. Antony Ham Pong knew that sesame allergies were on the rise. It was the mid-1990s, and at the time, no other countries in the world had included the tiny seed on their… Read more »