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FDA approves first ever peanut allergy drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first ever peanut allergy medication for children. This marks a major breakthrough in treating a serious health allergy.

UK restaurateur jailed 6 years after customer with allergy dies

Teesside County Borough - The owner of several curry shops in the UK was sentenced to six years in jail after he substituted a cheap mixture containing peanuts for almond powder in food he served. He had been previously warned after a teen suffered a bad reaction.

Support for peanut butter allergy theory

London - The idea that eating peanuts early as a child is the best way to avoid a peanut allergy has been confirmed in a new research study.

New treatment may cut peanut allergy by 86%, study says

A new study suggests that infants exposed to peanuts before their first birthday may be at reduced risk of developing peanut allergy.

Immunotherapy treatment giving hope in peanut allergies

Cambridge - Anyone who has heard the term "hair of the dog" might not be too surprised that something similar is being used successfully as a therapy against the peanut allergy so many children suffer from.

Peanuts and pregnancy: What's a mother-to-be to do?

For years, conventional wisdom was that expectant mothers should avoid eating nuts and nut products for fear it might cause peanut allergies in their children. New research suggests just the opposite might be true.

Marrow transplant cures peanut allergy

A marrow transplant for child with leukemia not only helped tackle the cancer, it also cured an allergy that the child had to peanuts.

2 Studies Offer Hope for Peanut Allergy Sufferers

Two new studies are offering hope for children diagnosed with peanut allergies. One is testing a possible treatment, while another indicates that some children may have been misdiagnosed.

CFIA ISSUE Warning Bay Gourmet Products May Contain Peanuts

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Baby Gourmet has issued a warning about two products which may contain peanut protein and are not labeled as doing so, baby Gourmet has issued a voluntary recall.

The New School Lunchroom: No Nut Zone

With the kids going back to school, it's time again for homemade lunches. But can you send the old faithful peanut butter sandwich in the lunchbox? Chances are you can't because nut allergies are on the rise.

Bagel Shop Changes Policy after Customers Allergic Reaction

A Colorado bagel shop changed their policy on peanut butter after a customers allergic reaction.

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Mohammed Zaman  53 (l) entering Teesside Crown Court
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