Peanut Butter, Milk, and Other Deadly Threats
By Sherri Mabry Gordon
While the title might be scary, the content is excellent and very accurate. The author clearly describes food allergies, dispels many myths and provides and excellent overview of the topic. The author clarifies the differences between true food allergies and food intolerances. It provides specific information about peanut, milk, shellfish and fish, tree nuts, eggs, soy, and wheat allergies. The text addresses not only the physical symptoms, reaction and impacts but it also delves into the social, emotional, political and educational impacts of food allergies. It also explores the research underway to study, understand, prevent and treat food allergies. The book provides information sources, a glossary and references for further research.