Tag Archives: Allergy

‘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 »

FDA Considers Making Food Labels Disclose Sesame to Help Allergy Sufferers

26 Comments By Sumathi Reddy Sumathi Reddy The Wall Street Journal Biography @rddysum Sumathi.Reddy@wsj.com Nov. 12, 2018 10:08 a.m. ET An estimated 300,000 people in the U.S. suffer from a sesame allergy. Photo: Getty Images/iStock Sophie Schmults has never had Chinese food or hummus. She is careful with what hamburger buns she eats. And she… Read More »