The federal government has no problem slapping graphic warning labels on a pack of cigarettes; yet when it comes to something that affects all of us -- the food we eat every day -- we're left playing roulette.
Amy Wicker, of Naperville, has a fear of flying, but not for the usual reason. Wicker's 9-year-old daughter, Elyse, has severe allergies to nuts, as well as milk and eggs. Air travel is a nightmare because
A diet of fast food and takeaways may be behind the steady surge in children's asthma and allergies affecting the UK and other developed countries, according to a study. An international collaboration
In signing a bill to help schools battle food allergy attacks, President Obama revealed a personal reason for his support. "Some people may know that Malia actually has a peanut allergy," Obama said in
Since the mid-1990s, food allergies have shifted into high gear; what used to be a relative rarity has become increasingly commonplace, with scientists estimating that the problem is getting worse. My
Amazon-owned Quidsi is relaunching its eco products destination Vine.com under a new name today, VineMarket.com, and shifting its focus beyond just “green” products and healthy foods, to also serve as
Parents Thirteen-year-old Natalie Giorgi always had a smile on her face. "Her nickname was the sunshine girl," Natalie's mom Joanne Giorgi said. "She just emanated this happiness from within her and she
Whether they're having fast food at lunch or a dinner with friends, most people enjoy eating out at restaurants. But if you have a food allergy, you have to be extra careful. Some allergic reactions to