Tag Archives: Allergy

Boy ‘not thinking’ when he flicked cheese at pupil with allergy, inquest told – BT.com

The actions of a schoolboy who flicked a small piece of cheese at a teenage pupil, causing him to have a fatal allergic reaction, were “childish and thoughtless” but not “calculated” to cause serious harm, a coroner has ruled. Mary Hassell said the case of severely allergic 13-year-old Karanbir Cheema, known as Karan, was “extremely… Read More »

‘Beyond exciting’: New peanut allergy drug shows ‘lifesaving’ potential

Ever since a bite-size peanut butter cracker made him sputter and cough and break out in hives when he was a toddler, Carter Grodi has been under doctors’ orders to stay away from peanuts. He brought his own cupcake to school birthday parties, learned to read food labels, and turned 15 without ever tasting a… Read More »