Wednesday, April 29, 2020
April, 2020, Month-End Corn Allergy Statistics
In one corn allergy group of 10,193 members (170* of whom are anaphylactic to corn), there has been a 919.3% increase in corn allergies in the last 82 months, with an average of 112.1 new members/month.
*Poll taken in May, 2017: Members prescribed epinephrine auto-injector pens as a result of their allergy to corn.
Published Corn Allergy Studies/Statistics (“. . . Maize major allergen . . .”)
Corn Allergy Symptoms:
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
"The Surprising Food That May Cause Anger & Aggression," Jaclyn Harwell
Corn products/derivatives to avoid if you are allergic to corn
“Corn Products and Derivatives List,” Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT), 6/6/17
"Corn Allergy and Following a Corn-Free Diet," by Daniel More, MD, a board-certified physician, June 15, 2018, verywellhealth
"Ingredients Derived From Corn - What to Avoid," By Sharon Rosen, Live Corn Free
"Corn-Free Diet," Golisano Children's Hospital, Pediatric Nutrition
"Hidden Corn Based Ingredients," Gluten Free Society
"Corn Allergy," Multiple Food Allergy Help
"Corn Derivatives List," Corn Allergy Mom
"Corn Allergy Food List"
Corn Allergy References
(Includes my submission to The Joint Commission, Congress, FDA, & U.S. Dept. of Health requesting emergency mandate that hospitals stock corn-free foods, liquids, & drugs.)
Data Collection Methods:
Diane H., Corn Allergy Advocate
Corn Allergy Advocacy/Resources
“Corn Allergy,” Wikipedia
“External Links: Corn Allergy and Intolerance Online support group for corn allergy and intolerance.”