Peanut bans in schools?
- School lunch update: Salmon's in, but peanuts are out. // Curriculum Review;Dec98, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p3
Reports that salmon will be allowed as lunch food for students but peanuts would be prohibited from lunchrooms in the United States for the school year beginning 1998. Why peanut butter would be banned; Reason for promoting salmon.
- Don't ban peanuts. Gorman, Christine // Time;10/5/1998, Vol. 152 Issue 14, p99
Suggests that there are better ways for schools and parents to protect children who suffer a deadly allergy than to ban peanuts. What schools can do; The number of people who die each year from food allergies, usually peanuts, according to allergists; Reaction from the Food Allergy Network, a...
- PB&J with a twist. // Prevention;Feb2006, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p52
This article presents information on the results of a study about the use of peanut butter. A Harris Interactive poll of parents found that 80% rely on peanut butter sandwiches for kids' lunches. Sara Moulton of "Sara's Secrets" has 2 children and she tries to make her peanut butter sandwiches a...
- The Nut Debate. DOWDLE, HILLARI // Cooking Light;Sep2011, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p50
The article discusses whether or not it is sensible for schools to ban the use of peanut butter because of the risks to children with severe peanut allergies. Not all experts are convinced that bans are the best solution and some recommend designated allergen-free zones for snacks and lunches...
- A Chance in Health. // Prepared Foods;Jan2010, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p49
The article reports on the findings of the Harvard School of Public Health's Chefs in Schools Initiative on healthy school meals.
- Peanut Allergies in Children--A Review. Pansare, Milind; Kamat, Deepak // Clinical Pediatrics;Sep2009, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p709
The article examines the occurrence of peanut allergies in children in the U.S. According to the Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Registry, peanuts and tree nuts has reported more than 90% of fatalities due to food-induced anaphylactic reactions. It further notes the food anaphylaxis fatality in the...
- Going Nuts. Vartan, Starre // E: The Environmental Magazine;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p42
The article focuses on the reasons for peanut allergies in children. According to Ontario-based allergist Ham Pong, most, if not all peanut allergies are considered potentially anaphylactic. Even a mild food allergy can cause anaphylaxis if enough is eaten. Anaphylaxis is the most severe...
- Going Nuts: Peanut Ban Mobilizes Public Relations Efforts. Stateman, Alison // Public Relations Tactics;Nov98, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p1
Reports on the efforts to ban peanut products from school lunchrooms in the United States. Ruling of the Department of Transportation qualifying peanut allergies as a disability; Research conducted by the peanut industry on peanut allergy; Proposed alternatives to bans.
- Be Heart Smart. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3 (Teacher's Edition);2/7/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 16, p2
Deals with the health of children in the United States and suggests activities that will make their school lunches healthy and appetizing.