FDA Considers New Method For Treating Peanut Allergies — Expose Kids To Peanuts04:44


Proponents of an emerging allergy treatment say they can help children by gradually exposing them to the very food they're allergic to — but the treatment is not without risks.

An advisory panel to the FDA is expected to vote Friday on whether to recommend for approval AR-101, a kind of medical grade peanut flour produced by drug maker Aimmune Therapeutics.

Alex Smith from member station KCUR reports.

This segment aired on September 13, 2019.

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