Category Archives: Food Allergy

On the recent systematic food allergy review

All over the media last week were reports that the prevalence of food allergies is grossly overestimated.  That is indeed good news, let's have a quick look at the systematic review that led to these statements (1). The review focused on foods which account for over 50% of food allergies: cow's milk, hen's egg, peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish.  The authors looked through 1,216 papers and through an undoubtedly arduous quality assessment, reduced the number to be included in the review to Read more [...]