Farm animals help prevent asthma and allergies in kids, study finds

In the past, we’ve talked about how household pets can lead to healthier babies. But cats and dogs aren’t the only animals linked to better health in youngsters. New evidence from researchers in Switzerland suggests that interaction with farm animals can help prevent asthma and allergies.

“Early childhood contact with animals, and the consumption of […]

Halloween food safety tips

In preparation for Halloween, Neogen bring you new blog posts all week focusing on important food safety issues and providing tips to keep you and your family safe.

Located below are some the FDA’s tips for the upcoming holiday.

Top Five Halloween party tips:

1. Do not eat any raw dough or batter when baking.

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Parents of allergic kids get ready for the new school year, raise awareness

Having food allergies is tough, especially for kids.

Just as difficult is getting ready for a new school year, where it’s more challenging for parents to control contact with allergens that could set off a potentially life-threatening reaction in their child.

About 6 to 8 percent of kids in the U.S. have a food allergy. […]