While anaphylactic reactions to peanuts can prove deadly on some occasions here in the US, peanut allergies are rare in developing nations. In fact, some physicians will go so far as to say non-existent. There is significant new research on peanut allergies that is proving helpful in understanding this phenomenon. This article from the NY Times may be helpful. Fortunately for the children who need MANA RUTF, allergies are not a concern.
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- What is SAM (Severe Acute Malnourishment)?
- What is RUTF (Ready-to-Use-Therapeutic-Food)?
- How can I help?
- What is the difference between hunger and severe malnutrition?
- Why not locally available fortified foods?
- What about peanut allergies?
- How do Active for Good challenges provide and deliver the therapeutic food packets?
- What about hungry children in the US?