food allergy


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Noun1.food allergy - allergic reaction to a substance ingested in food
allergic reaction, allergy - hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
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The camp may have an Allergy Action Plan, OR use the Food Allergy Action Plan from the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.
About 150 people a year in the United States die from anaphylactic shock caused by a food allergy.
Call the restaurant in advance to inform them of your food allergies and ask about their food allergy protocols.
Nowak-Wegrzyn is a clinician and researcher at the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute.
The spectrum of food allergy ranges from cutaneous symptoms, such as atopic dermatitis, appearing several hours after the ingestion of the responsible food to potentially life-threatening symptoms occurring immediately upon ingestion.
When a person with a food allergy turns down a particular food, people say, 'Oh, one little bite won't hurt.
At the recent AllergyEats Inaugural Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs, panels of experts, including Antico, emphasized the importance of investing in food allergy tools and training.
LONDON, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first guideline for food allergy in children and young people issued by the National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends the routine use of allergy testing by Specific IgE blood tests or, if the facilities exist, skin prick testing in NHS primary care and community settings to confirm suspected food allergy.
We know that food allergy in children affects quality of life and causes issues like anxiety, depression, and stress for them and their parents," said Sicherer.
There is considerable interest in the design of approaches that will permit the accurate identification and characterization of proteins that have the inherent potential to induce sensitization and cause food allergy.
Merger Between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative Finalized
Booklet provides information to school staff on how to respond to food allergy emergencies and how to prevent them

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