October 21st, 2011

Oyster substitutes

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 Can one with allergies swap one bivalve for another in recipes? The Daley Question finds out…I posed your question to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The response back from Dr. James Li, an allergy expert who chairs the clinic's allergic diseases division, was immediate and short: No. "There is cross reactivity among bivalve mollusks," he explained in an email forwarded by clinic officials.

Chicago Tribune, 10/21/11

Tags: Allergy

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