Don't forget to worry about sesame
Preventing peanut allergies, overcoming milk allergies, the rise of food allergies in general ... The reports about reactions to food have been relatively heavy of late:
Now the blog Food Allergy Buzz reminds us about sesame. Is FDA's list of top food allergens complete?
Other countries include sesame on their lists of common allergies, says the author, but not the U.S. She urges folks concerned about sesame to push the FDA for advisory labeling.
Reactions do seem to be on the upswing.
-- Tami Dennis
Photo: Tahini cookies, made with crushed sesame seeds.
Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times