Tag Archives: Food

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 »

Unsavory Truth review – exposing the food industry’s abuse of science

Exaggerated health claims, corporate funding, unpublished negative results: a new book exposes the way the US food industry hijacks science and fights for answers Questionable claims about food can be used as a way to boost salesplainpicture/Blend Images/Spaces Images By Nic Fleming THE fortified chocolate milk Fifth Quarter Fresh helps “high school football players improve… Read More »

‘It’s not a specific medical diagnosis’: Expensive food sensitivity tests don’t work, allergists warn

Dr. David Stukus recently used a trendy at-home food sensitivity test, complete with alcohol swabs, gauze, lancets and a biohazard bag. He cleaned his ring finger with the alcohol prep pad, pressed a lancet against the “puncture site” until it clicked, squeezed his finger to get a good drop of blood to form and then… Read More »