Seggiano USA, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts
Seggiano USA, Inc. of Cheyenne, WY is voluntarily recalling Tuscan Kale Pesto mislabeled with Artichoke&Garlic labels because the labels do not declare tree nuts (cashews). Individuals who have allergies to tree nuts run the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Tuscan Kale Pesto product. No incidents have been reported to date in connection with this issue.
Conclusion: Patterns of sIgE to egg components could distinguish different forms of egg allergy. Ratios of sIgE/sIgG4 could be useful in predicting tolerance in egg-sensitive subjects, but this needs further evaluation and investigation using more accurate models. PMID: 32258118 [PubMed - in process]
Linda S. Cox
LINDA S. COX, MD, FACP, AAAAI
IMMUNOLOGY AND ALLERGY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA
Under the AMA-led proposal, every doctor would get a full month's worth of revenue to tide practices over.Medscape Medical News
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Conclusions: Adding POCT to outpatient triage of ARI can reduce unnecessary antibiotics and antibiotic-related AEs, resulting in substantial cost savings. Further, near patient diagnostic testing can benefit health systems and patients by avoiding exposure to unnecessary drugs, side effects and antibiotic resistant pathogens.Key points for decision makersMany patients are unnecessarily treated with antibiotics for respiratory infections.Antibiotic misuse leads to unnecessary adverse events, secondary infections, re-consultations, antimicrobial resistance and increased costs.Point-of-care diagnostic tests used to guide anti...
(Shinshu University) Drinking green tea increases Flavonifractor plautii in the gut, which in turn suppresses an allergic food immune response.