Tag Archives: Milk

Are Reported Milk Allergies Fake News Propagated by Formula Makers?

In the decade between 2006 and 2016, prescriptions in the U.K. for infant formula for babies with cow’s milk allergy rose sixfold, resulting in a sevenfold increase in National Health Service spending on nondairy specialty formulas, yet there’s no evidence that the true prevalence of the condition has increased. So, what’s going on? Why are… Read More »

Allergy to Peanut, Milk and Shellfish the Most Common in American Kids

A nationally representative population study led by a team at Northwestern University confirms the high prevalence of peanut and milk allergy among children, and also documents the rise of shellfish allergy in kids, particularly to shrimp. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, estimates that 7.6 percent of American children have food allergies. Data collected… Read More »