Cross-Reactivity Between Peanuts and Other Legumes Can Lead to Serious Allergic Reactions, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science Study

Published: May 15, 2012

Food allergies pose a serious and growing problem in the West. Many foods can lead to allergic reactions and this situation is further complicated by so-called cross-reactions, whereby an allergy to one particular food can trigger allergic reactions to another food. There are no treatments available for food allergies, but the establishment of two mouse models can be used to develop and test new forms of treatment, for example vaccines.

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