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The International Guidelines on Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis and the the driving force behind them

International Consensus Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) were published recently in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. I have summarized the paper and highlighted the most important points in this blog. As much as this paper was a mammoth task led by Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn and Matt Greenhawt, … Continue reading The International Guidelines on Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis and the the driving force behind them

Common myths regarding food allergy

I recently did a blog on common myths regarding food allergy with Dr David Fleischer, featured on the Asthma Allergies Children website.   Food Allergy Urban Myths: Two Experts Separate Fiction from Fact Thanks to those that have helped to put our list together: Marion Groetch (USA), Berber Vlieg-Boerstra (The Netherlands), Rosan Meyer (France), Hannah Hunter … Continue reading Common myths regarding food allergy

Milk Allergies in Kids: Why You Should Actively Encourage Children With Milk Allergies To Have a Varied Intake of Tastes and Textures

It is known that young children with food allergies often exhibit ‘faddy’ or picking eating behaviour. In some presentations of food allergies, such as Eosinophilic Esophagitis, this may even present as a more severe form of faddy eating, referred to as feeding dysfunction. I have often wondered if food exclusion diets during infancy still affect … Continue reading Milk Allergies in Kids: Why You Should Actively Encourage Children With Milk Allergies To Have a Varied Intake of Tastes and Textures