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- Food Allergies Linked to Pesticides - MedicineNet
- Food Allergies Linked to Pesticides
- Dichlorophenol-containing pesticides linked to food allergies, study finds; Chemical also used to chlorinate tap water
- Study Links Food Allergies To Pesticides In Tap Water | TIME.com
- Why Black Children May Be More Likely to Develop Food Allergies | TIME.com
The researchers found that children whose mothers reported them as being black were nearly 2.5 times as likely as self-reported white youngsters to be sensitive to any of the eight foods tested, and they were also more likely to be sensitive to more of the foods than white children.
When the researchers looked at the genetic markers for ancestry, they found that for every 10% increment in African ancestry, children were 7% more likely to have antibodies to the allergy-causing foods than white children. And the association was strongest for peanuts; more children with African ancestry showed antibody levels that would correlate to a possible allergic reaction if they were to eat peanuts.
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