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I’m thrilled to report that within one hour of publishing this article on food allergy bullying in schools, I was contacted by Aaron Saltzman, a national reporter for CBC. He felt the topic was of national importance, and we worked together to build a news segment, which aired on Friday January 20, 2012. Please click […]
I received an interesting inquiry the other day. A woman with a known allergy to penicillin had an allergic reaction (rash and swelling) after eating a product made with real blue cheese. She wondered if blue cheese contains penicillin since it contains mold, which led me to do a bit of research. Blue or bleu […]
By Dr. Paul Ehrlich** Several of our American readers responded quickly to an article in Monday’s British Daily Mail to news that a 14-year-old girl, Naishel Kelly, died very soon after reporting difficulty breathing. “She was taken to the school nurse’s office where she collapsed. Paramedics rushed her to the Royal Sussex County Hospital but […]
Because of my role as an allergy advocate, people often reach out to me when their allergic kids are in a tough situation. Sometimes, the issue is food allergy bullying. Reports of food allergy bullying by students AND TEACHERS have been sent to my attention by concerned parents. To be precise, bullying can include physical […]
As a lawyer with a passion for helping people with allergies stay safe, I follow news regarding death and catastrophic injuries from allergic reactions at school. Unfortunately, there are many situations to follow. I often wonder why I don’t find many legal decisions regarding allergic loss. There are some, but not many. To send a […]