Tag Archives: Allergy

Mount Sinai licenses mapping platform for food allergy detection

Mount Sinai Health System is working with data diagnostic firm AllerGenis to develop technology to improve food allergy detection. More than 30 million people in the United States and Europe have food allergies, with one in 13 children at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis, which is a severe reaction. Mount Sinai has licensed its proprietary epitope… Read More »

Pret accused of taking unnecessary risks by allergy sufferers

Image copyright Amelia ZekavicaImage caption Amelia Zekavica was hospitalised after eating a Pret sandwich Allergy sufferers hospitalised after eating Pret a Manger sandwiches have demanded change to the company’s labelling. The coroner leading an inquest into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse has also described the allergy labelling at Pret as “inadequate”. Ms Ednan-Laperouse, 15, who… Read More »

Boy with severe dairy allergy died after classmate put cheese down his shirt: report

The 13-year-old was severely allergic to wheat, gluten, all dairy products, eggs and all nuts and eggs, was asthmatic and suffered from atopic eczema.  (SWNS) A popular boy with a severe allergy to dairy died after he was “chased with cheese and had it thrown down his T-shirt” at his school, an inquest heard. Karanbir… Read More »