Peanut allergies can be among a parent’s biggest worries, though we’ve had good evidence for more than a year that most babies are 6 months old or so, introduceing foods that contain finely ground peanuts can actually reduce babies’ chances of becoming allergic to the legumes. Click here for more details.
Food allergies have become increasingly common among kids, and peanuts are one of the main culprits. Click here for more details.
The National Institutes of Health released a new study about a skin patch. The wearable patch delivers small doses of peanut protein through the child’s skin. It trains the immune system to tolerate small amounts of peanuts. Click here for more details.
There may be more improbable culinary trails than the one that leads from a red clay road here in the country’s most prolific peanut-growing state to Beyoncé’s plate at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles. Click here for more details.
A wearable skin patch may help children who are allergic to peanuts by delivering small doses of peanut protein, according to a new study that calls for the therapy to be further explored. Click here for more details.
Over the last 35 years the nut industry has expanded with ever increasing production, closely linked to demand and more efficient global logistic chains. Click here for more details.
A major part of this year’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference was to champion the industry’s unified voice and plan to take its message of sustainability straight to consumers, particularly the digitally-tuned ears of the millennial generation. Click here for more details.
A federal judge is scheduled to confer with attorneys representing the Justice Department and ConAgra Grocery Products Co. on Thursday to discuss victim restitution and the sentencing date in a case related to a 2006-07 Salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter. Click here for more details.
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine found that nearly 80 percent of peanut-allergic preschool children were successfully treated with peanut oral immunotherapy (OIT), allowing them to safely stop treatment and incorporate peanut-containing foods into their diets. Click here for more details.
This year’s annual meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education drew a crowd of nearly 400 peanut scientists and others in the peanut industry to the Hilton Clearwater Beach in Clearwater, Fla., July 12-14 for a comprehensive forum on peanut research. Click here for more details.