Yesterday marked the beginning of Food Allergy Awareness Week, which aims to educate as many people as possible about food allergies and their severity.
Food allergies have been increasing in the U.S. in recent years – up from 3.4 percent of kids younger than 18 in 1997-1999 to 5.1 percent in 2009-2011, according to new [...]
For children who suffer from milk allergies, new hope may rest in a calf born in New Zealand.
The tailless calf, which was conceived via cloning and genetic modification, produces milk that contains no detectable beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), one of the allergenic proteins in milk, according to CNN.
Approximately 2 to 3 percent of babies are [...]
People have issues with food. Some have allergies, some have intolerances, and some people just really don’t like peanuts. But without proper diagnosis, things can get muddled. So, in honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week, here’s a crash course in food allergies and intolerances, and how they’re different. For definitions of specific terms, check out [...]