Archive | June, 2011

Food Allergies at an All-Time High in the USA

By Kathy Franklin Food allergy was in the headlines again last week. Published on June 20, 2011 in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the largest study ever conducted in the United States found that 8% of children ages 17 and under suffer from food allergy. That’s about 5.9 million children, […]

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Genetically Modified Food: Key to Epidemic of Food Allergies?

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte Huffington Post blogger Jennifer Grayson writes: “The latest research regarding children’s food allergies came out earlier this week, and it’s a jaw-dropper: Food-related allergies are now twice as common as was once thought, with 1 in 12 American children possibly affected. “Of those with allergies, 40 percent have had reactions severe […]

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