Pretty sweet news if you have a peanut allergy!
Even if you never get to eat a peanut… could well be the start of not having to worry if a food was processed in a plant that also processes peanuts. Huge relief for many people.
If you know someone with a peanut allergy, be sure to share this with them!
Nut allergies can be amongst the most severe and potentially fatal allergies. And according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention food allergies are becoming more prevalent in the USA. We’ve experienced a 20 percent increase over the past 10 years. Six to eight percent of children under the age of 18 have a diganosed food allergy.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/01/13/how-to-take-action-when-kids-have-food-allergies/?#ixzz23BYwLZln
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‘Revolutionary skin patch may make peanut allergies history’ on Yahoo! News India. London, August 9 (ANI): Scientists for a French firm have developed a new skin patch that could help thousands of people affected by life-threatening reactions to peanuts.