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FDA Warns Peanut-Allergic Consumers to Avoid Cumin

The Food and Drug Administration is advising people with peanut allergies to avoid cumin after several shipments of the spice tested positive for peanuts not listed on the label.


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Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children’s Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?


WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: U.S. President Barack Obama signs the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act (H.R. 2094) in the Oval Office of the White House on November 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. The bill gives financial incentives to states to make sure schools have a stockpile epinephrine to prevent deaths from severe food allergies. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Food Allergy Awareness Reaches President’s Desk

President Barack Obama has signed legislation giving financial incentives to states to stockpile emergency medications in schools that could save lives in the cases of allergic reactions.


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Justice Dept. Says Food Allergies Can Be Considered Disabilities

Allergic to gluten? What about peanuts? Federal disabilities law may be able to help.