Cow's milk allergy – general
For ARTICLES please click on the links below.
The Cow and the Coronary. We normally worry about cow's milk in the context of cow's milk allergy or lactose intolerance but Margaret Moss suggests that its ingestion could have other long-term health consequences of which we should be aware. January 2013
The Raw Milk debate. Interesting and detailed article in Caduceus in which Ann Woodriff Beirne examines the issues and the evidence in the raw milk debate. November 2011
In 2003 Sabrina Shannon died from anaphylactic shock having touched a French fry serving tong which had been contaminated with milk protein. Her mother, Sara, vowed that she would do everything possible to prevent another such tragedy and, three years later, she had campaigned to such to such good effect that a law, named Sabrina's Law, was passed in Ontario, Canada, which requires schools to develop full anaphylaxis management plans. Click here to read the full story or go directly to AllergyMoms, Sara's blog.
Casein plastic! For a period in the early 20th century 'plastic' pen cases were made in 'Ivorine', a product made from skimmed milk. By the mid to late 20th century these had been entirely superceded by 'real' plastic but anyone who has a dairy allergy and is interested in antique pens should be aware. A full history on the Parker Pen website.
Dissing Dairy. An article in the Canadian Globe and Mail asks whether dairy products are really as great as everyone has always been told they were. December 2009
Dairy intolerance in China: A short article by Emma Hockridge on lactose intolerance and dairy farming procedures in China 2007.
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