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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.
Children diagnosed with food allergies experience bullying

Children diagnosed with food allergies experience bullying

Atopy patch tests predict oral tolerance in children with milk allergy

Atopy patch tests predict oral tolerance in children with milk allergy

Tips to prevent food allergies during Christmas

Tips to prevent food allergies during Christmas

Pesticides in tap water may increase food allergy risk

Pesticides in tap water may increase food allergy risk

New study finds chemicals used for water purification can lead to food allergies

New study finds chemicals used for water purification can lead to food allergies

Immunomic Therapeutics initiates JRC-LAMP-vax vaccine Phase I trial in Sugi allergy

Immunomic Therapeutics initiates JRC-LAMP-vax vaccine Phase I trial in Sugi allergy

NJH researchers discover novel target for treatment of food allergies

NJH researchers discover novel target for treatment of food allergies

Allergies and hygiene: an interview with Sally Bloomfield

Allergies and hygiene: an interview with Sally Bloomfield

Simple new test can monitor treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis

Simple new test can monitor treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis

Low income and minority households more likely to have child with undiagnosed food allergy

Low income and minority households more likely to have child with undiagnosed food allergy

NCH conducts workshop to teach participants how and when to use EpiPen

NCH conducts workshop to teach participants how and when to use EpiPen

Egg allergy treatment for children: an interview with Dr Robert Wood

Egg allergy treatment for children: an interview with Dr Robert Wood

New hope for children with egg allergy

New hope for children with egg allergy

Egg allergies in children can be treated with oral immunotherapy

Egg allergies in children can be treated with oral immunotherapy

Infants with food allergies exhibit high rate of reactions over time

Infants with food allergies exhibit high rate of reactions over time

Some caregivers unsure about when to give epinephrine for children with food allergies

Some caregivers unsure about when to give epinephrine for children with food allergies

Study reinforces importance of educating parents and other caregivers of children with food allergy

Study reinforces importance of educating parents and other caregivers of children with food allergy

Antimicrobial exposure may increase risk of allergies in children

Antimicrobial exposure may increase risk of allergies in children

Allergy risk in children linked to antibacterials in personal-care products

Allergy risk in children linked to antibacterials in personal-care products

EAACI launches Food Allergy Campaign

EAACI launches Food Allergy Campaign