Experts at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) are today presenting research that shows higher levels of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), found in abundance in junk food, are associated with food allergy in children. Researchers from the University of Naples ‘Federico II’ observed three groups of … Continue reading Junk food could be responsible for the food allergy epidemic
Approximately 220-250 million people globally suffer from food allergies, an increase of 350 per cent over the past 20 years.
Researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute have found evidence that a cure may be possible for peanut allergy.
Teens and young people living with severe food allergies are being encouraged to start a conversation with their peers via a new website that could potentially save their lives. Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie said the new Coalition Government funded website, www.250k.org.au, was developed under the National Allergy Strategy. “Around 250,000 young … Continue reading New food allergy resource website for young people
Food makers which are not prepared to indicate which unlabelled foods are safe to eat are putting Australian with food allergies at risk, according to a study.
Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall from The University of Western Australia is developing an oral treatment called Immbalance
A James Cook University scientist is examining ways to reverse the soaring rates of children developing food allergies to common foods such as eggs and prawns.
Experts agree there appears to be a window of opportunity in the first year of life where exposure to foods such as peanut and egg decreases the risk of allergy to these foods.
Australia has the highest level of food allergies in the world and Melbourne is the food allergy capital of the world, according to research.
Researchers at the University of Western Australia say they have taken a significant step in developing ‘super’ peanuts that don’t cause allergic reactions.
The collaboration is aimed at developing and bringing to market DBV’s innovative patch-test tool for the diagnosis of Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy in infants.
Teenagers with food allergy are four times more likely to report having asthma than those without food allergy.
Hans Oliving has partnered with tennis legend Lleyton and his actress wife Bec Hewitt, to encourage families to make the switch to a healthier alternative than traditional deli meats.
Catering for the gluten free involves a whole lot of research, investment, and for Sanitarium, crawling through air ducts with a toothbrush.
The NSW Food Authority is urging food manufacturers to be aware of the role they play in managing food allergies.
Two French entrepreneurs have launched a portable ‘HalalTest’ that detects the presence of pork in food.
The cereal arm of freedom Foods hopes to form a partnership in Asia to boost exports of its allergen-free cereal.
Italian pasta company, Barilla has brought its gluten free pasta range to Australian shores following the success of the products in the United States.
Food manufacturer Nestle and charity group Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia have been accused of promoting a new Uncle Tobys nut bar as ‘lunchbox friendly’ when in fact it should not be consumed by people with nut allergies.
Springhill Farm’s Real Bread Mix took out the top spot in the 2013 Food magazine award’s Prepared Meals category.