Podcast Episode 52: FASTER Act and Sesame Allergy
This is a recorded episode of the AAAAI podcast series, Conversations from the World of Allergy. In this episode our host, Dr. David Stukus, interviews Scott Sicherer, MD FAAAAI regarding sesame allergy and new labeling laws in the United States.
- Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants and Other Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Describe the prevalence of sesame allergy and its impact on patients
Outline the main points of the FASTER Act and their impact on food labeling in the US
Identify strategies for counseling patients with food allergy about reading food labels for allergen information
David R. Stukus, MD FAAAAI
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None
Scott Sicherer, MD FAAAAI
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Relevant relationships: None
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