Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 27th, 2000
In allergic individuals, certain allergens, or triggers, can aggravate asthma episodes. Previous studies have documented cases of anaphylaxis that occurred after ingesting baked goods made with flour contaminated with Tenbrio molitors, a microscopic beetle found in flour, or with mites.
To test the flour, Christina Jaen, BS, Rosa Codina, PhD, and Richard F. Lockey, MD, director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of South Florida...
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