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Food allergies occur when the immune system identifies the proteins contained within food as foreign bodies and mounts an attack in the same way as it does when microbes and bacteria are detected.
Black children have significantly higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than white children

Black children have significantly higher rates of shellfish and fish allergies than white children

Fecal microbiome and metabolome vary in healthy and food-allergic twins, shows study

Fecal microbiome and metabolome vary in healthy and food-allergic twins, shows study

Study sheds light on the causes of debilitating gut pain

Study sheds light on the causes of debilitating gut pain

Drinking cow's milk during breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of food allergies in children

Drinking cow's milk during breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of food allergies in children

Drinking milk during breastfeeding can reduce food allergy in children

Drinking milk during breastfeeding can reduce food allergy in children

FDA approves first IGA in GalSafe pigs for human food, promising therapeutic uses

FDA approves first IGA in GalSafe pigs for human food, promising therapeutic uses

Finding ways to mitigate food allergies at the source

Finding ways to mitigate food allergies at the source

Study shows food allergies have huge emotional impact on Asian families

Study shows food allergies have huge emotional impact on Asian families

Poor and minority children with food allergies overlooked and in danger

Poor and minority children with food allergies overlooked and in danger

Allergy charities encourage parents, teachers to ‘Check It, Don’t Chance It’ to safeguard allergic children

Allergy charities encourage parents, teachers to ‘Check It, Don’t Chance It’ to safeguard allergic children

Scientists discover new method to retrieve lost single-cell RNA-sequencing information

Scientists discover new method to retrieve lost single-cell RNA-sequencing information

Researchers discuss the role of chemical senses in disease and social interactions in humans, animals

Researchers discuss the role of chemical senses in disease and social interactions in humans, animals

New research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

New research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps food allergic children with severe phobia of anaphylaxis

Pandemic-inspired food labeling raises alarms for those with food allergies

Pandemic-inspired food labeling raises alarms for those with food allergies

UVA Health increasing access to food allergy clinical trials and expanding research

UVA Health increasing access to food allergy clinical trials and expanding research

New drug can prevent life-threatening anaphylaxis, shows study

New drug can prevent life-threatening anaphylaxis, shows study

Study finds potential under-diagnosis of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children

Study finds potential under-diagnosis of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children

Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergies

Presence of certain gut bacterium in mothers could protect babies from food allergies

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies