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Over the past couple of years, a flurry of papers has altered the way we think about food allergy in young children. Instead of avoiding a potentially allergenic food, evidence is accumulating that deliberate exposure may be beneficial. Previously, Archivist has reported on two successful peanut allergy prevention trials, STOP II (April 2014; doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-306139) and LEAP (May 2015; doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-308540), and the EAT trial involving multiple food allergens which produced equivocal outcomes (Sept 2016; …

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