Allergic Living site: Experts say media reporting of wipes study gets ahead of actual results [From the web]




TORONTO, ON, April 12, 2018-

A recent study from Northwestern University adds to the evidence that exposures to allergenic foods through the skin may be a factor in the development of food allergy in some infants. But that information isn’t what has been making headlines around the globe.

Instead, the media are focusing on quotes from the university’s press release, which took one piece of information out of the study’s context and has news organizations jumping to the conclusion that the use of baby wipes actually cause food allergy.


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