Carina Venter
1 Session
Monday, Oct 5, 2015
3:30 pm –  5:00 pm
Child Health Issues
Grand C
Food allergy is a global health concern. Increasing prevalence of all allergic disease and as much as a threefold increase in the prevalence of peanut allergy in the USA has occurred over the past 10-15 years. Recent research aimed at food allergy prevention in general and a specific focus on peanut allergy prevention will be shared. The release of a consensus statement on early peanut introduction and the prevention of peanut allergy in high risk infants will be discussed. Planned with The Academy Committee for Professional Development

Describe the current research as it relates to the development of allergic disease.

Identify feeding approaches that may prevent or delay the onset of allergic disease

Utilize practical application of guidance on early introduction of peanut to infants at high risk of allergy
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