Journal article

No cashew allergy in infants introduced to cashew by age 1 year

Rachel L Peters, Danny Ye Barret, Victoria X Soriano, Vicki McWilliam, Adrian J Lowe, Anne-Louise Ponsonby, Mimi LK Tang, Shyamali C Dharmage, Lyle C Gurrin, Jennifer J Koplin, Kirsten P Perrett

JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY | MOSBY-ELSEVIER | Published : 2021

Abstract

CAPSULE SUMMARY: This study provides the first evidence that early dietary exposure to cashew by age 1 year is associated with reduced risk of cashew allergy in a population-based cohort.

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia project grants (491233 and 1006215), Ilhan Food Allergy Foundation, AnaphylaxiStop, the Charles and Sylvia Viertel Medical Research Foundation, the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program, and the NHMRC Centre for Food and Allergy Research. V.X.S. is supported by a PhD scholarship from the NHMRC-funded Centre for Food and Allergy Research. R.L.P., A.-L.P., A.J.L., S.C.D., J.J.K., and K.P.P. hold or held NHMRC fellowships during data collection for this article. K.P.P. is supported by a Melbourne Children's Clinician-Scientist Fellowship. The researchers were independent of the funders.