New study shows “essentially permanent” benefit of early peanut exposure

Several studies have documented that exposing children at a very early age to potential food allergens such as peanuts, for example, can actually help reduce some children’s risk of developing food allergies later in life.

This is extremely important to many parents as the incidence of peanut and tree nut allergies nearly tripled in the […]

The truth behind red wine and egg whites

Most of us expect that when we pour a glass of wine it will be clear and bright. But did you know that egg whites can be partly responsible for this clarity we have come accustomed to? This is because when wine finishes fermenting there are still suspended particles of dead yeast cells, fragments of […]

False positives common in siblings of food-allergic children

Parents of a child with a food allergy are often concerned that their other children are at high risk for allergies as well, and oftentimes take them to the doctor to be screened with a blood test or skin prick. A new study, however, is showing that this may not be necessary as siblings have […]

Infographic: Food Allergy Awareness Month

May marks Food Allergy Awareness Month and Neogen has developed the below infographic to help you understand the basics of food allergies, which currently affects 1 in every 13 children. Neogen offers screening and quantitative food allergen test kits to detect all major food allergens. For more information,

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