Evolving Approaches to Food Allergies

Evolving Approaches to Food Allergies

Airlines are getting rid of peanuts. Schools are nixing birthday treats. Grocery stores aisles are full of gluten- and wheat-free foods. It may seem obvious that food allergies are dramatically on the rise. But scientists and public...

Airlines are getting rid of peanuts. Schools are nixing birthday treats. Grocery stores aisles are full of gluten- and wheat-free foods. It may seem obvious that food allergies are dramatically on the rise. But scientists and public health officials say the reality is more complex. We'll explore new guidelines for diagnosing and treating food allergies in America.

Guests

Dr. Matthew Fenton

Chief of the Asthma, Allergy and Inflammation Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Hemant Sharma

Director, Food Allergy Program, Children’s National Medical Center

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