Boom in food allergies driving physicians nuts

IT WAS once a staple of the lunchbox but the humble peanut butter sandwich is increasingly being shunned from school lunches as the number of children, especially preschoolers, with allergies continues to rise significantly.

Allergy experts and immunologists cannot explain the rise in food allergies in children over the past 20 years.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/boom-in-food-allergies-driving-physicians-nuts-20120515-1yp40.html#ixzz1v9TAOIWG

 

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