Food Allergy

Publication Date: August 1, 2014
Last Updated: September 2, 2022


The general population of children need not be tested for FA to highly allergenic foods prior to their introduction into the diet. ( B , III )

Note: The general population of children does not have pre-existing severe allergic disease and also does not have a family history of FA.


Follow Up

Use follow-up testing for individuals with FA depending on the specific food to which the individual is allergic. Whether testing is done annually or at other intervals depends on the food in question, the age of the child, and the intervening medical history. ( B , II )



Food Allergy

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