Saturday, December 15th, 2012

by slashallergies

This story has been run here at yesterday, but if you miss it, here it is again.

New weaning guidelines in response to increase in child allergies
Babies would be fed solid foods sooner under new health guidelines to slow an alarming surge in the number of children with life-threatening food allergies. Anxious parents are giving toddlers their first taste of peanuts in hospital carparks and doctors’ surgeries, for fear they might suffer an anaphylactic reaction.

Also here is an alert for those who have allergies to milk.

ACIA/Allergy alert: Undeclared milk in certain pure brand cookies
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Pure Indulgent Foods Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Pure brand cookie products described. The affected products contain milk which is not declared on the label.

via /Allergies: Saturday, December 15th, 2012