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Allergic to Peanuts? Researchers on Track to Change It

There is promising news for people with peanut allergies: researchers at a U.S. university have found a way to alter the nuts to make them hypoallergenic. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA said in a blog post Tuesday that researchers at North Carolina A&T State University were able to reduce the allergens in peanuts by 98 to 100 percent by treating them with an enzyme.  The enzyme targets the proteins that trigger peanut allergies. The USDA says the treatment is...

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