Cricket Allergies

Picture of a cricket

What sounds good: lobster roll or…cricket sandwich?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. That crab cake looks delicious — but watch out! For some, shellfish can cause major allergic reactions! Why? They contain very SPECIFIC molecules known as allergy causing proteins. BUT could a land-lubbing

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Perilous Peanuts

Peanuts with shell

Is the cure for peanut allergies … MORE peanuts? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We all know the rules: don’t bring peanuts to the potluck! Allergic reactions are no joke: we’re talking hives, swelling, trouble BREATHING. Can we prevent this nutty nastiness? Lianne Soller

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