Food Allergy Research

New Study Shows Xolair Improves Safety of Milk OIT

Combining omalizumab (Xolair) with milk oral immunotherapy (OIT) makes treatment significantly safer, but does not increase the efficacy of OIT, according to findings of a newly published study by a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Stanford University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Published last week… Continue reading New Study Shows Xolair Improves Safety of Milk OIT


Kosher Labeling and Food Allergies

Introduction by Rabbi Yitzchok Lerman The first time we noticed that our daughter was allergic to milk was when she was six weeks old. My wife was heading back to work, and we added some milk-based formula that we received from the hospital to a bottle of breast milk. Within a half-hour, our daughter had… Continue reading Kosher Labeling and Food Allergies