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2013-03-15 10:51:33

New international study led by University of Michigan identified behaviors that could reduce anxiety, chances of allergic reactions Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help. But in a new study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice, researchers found passengers who engaged in eight mitigating factors were less likely to...

Children More Likely To Develop Food Allergies Because Of Their Race
2013-02-24 07:22:29

[WATCH VIDEO: Cure for Peanut Allergy May Be... Peanuts] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Race and possibly genetics influence whether or not children will develop food-related allergies, researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have discovered in a new study. According to HealthDay News, the study focused on over 500 children who were making clinical visits at the age of two. Each youngster was skin-tested for three types of food allergens —...

Peanut Company Employees Indicted For 2009 Salmonella Outbreak
2013-02-22 06:30:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four employees of a former peanut processor linked to the 2009 salmonella outbreak that poisoned hundreds of people and killed nine have been indicted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday (Feb 21). Stewart and Michael Parnell, two brothers that owned and operated the now-bankrupt Peanut Corporation of America, and former PCA employees Samuel Lightsey, plant operations manager, and Mary Wilkerson, plant quality...

2013-01-21 23:01:50

Appliance Direct is donating peanut butter to homeless elementary school students. Receive $25 per jar towards a brand new KitchenAid KFIS29PBMS refrigerator. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Appliance Direct and Whirlpool Corporation have put together what they have dubbed “The Peanut Butter Plan.” This program is designed to benefit homeless Sanford elementary school students in Seminole County by providing them with food. Starting January 30th, all Appliance Direct...

2013-01-17 23:00:30

Filsorb, the revolutionary oil reagent, will offer free oil tests at their booth at the PTNPA Convention, January 18 - 21, 2013 Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Filsorb XP20, the revolutionary oil reagent that extends the life of cooking oil, will debut at the Peanut and Tree Nut Processors (PTNPA) Convention on January 18-21, 2013 at the Westin Hotel in Rancho Mirage, California. As peanut and tree nut processors try to control the high cost of cooking oil, more and more are...

Cure For Peanut Allergy May Be Sublingual Immunotherapy
2013-01-07 16:05:30

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peanuts are one of the most common triggers of severe food-induced allergic reactions. In many instances, this reaction can even be fatal. Add to that recent studies showing that the overall prevalence of peanut allergies has been steadily on the rise, not to mention the fact that the danger of this allergy is magnified by the fact there is currently no clinical treatment for its sufferers short of strict dietary abstinence. A new...


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