Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan is the director of the study.

A recent study examining the link between peanut and tree-nut anaphylaxis in children and holidays found spikes at Halloween and Easter. The study, led by Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan, found that most were previously unknown allergies, calling for increased awareness.

Our findings suggest that educational tools to increase vigilance regarding the presence of potential allergens is required among children with food allergies, their families and lay people interacting with children who have food allergies. Newer strategies targeting intervals associated with high anaphylaxis risk are required. — Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan

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