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Daughter's mustard allergy has mother on guard

Cases are rare, but can be fatal

Emily Evans-Corkery, 3, is allergic to mustard, once developing hives as big as golf balls. Emily Evans-Corkery, 3, is allergic to mustard, once developing hives as big as golf balls. (PATRICIA McDONNELL FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By John Guilfoil
Globe Correspondent / August 12, 2007

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BRAINTREE -- Carol Evans knew her daughter had a peanut allergy. When Emily was 10 months old, she developed hives after touching peanut butter. What the mother of three never expected was that her youngest was also deathly allergic to mustard. Like many Americans, Evans never heard of a mustard allergy. That was until Emily almost died. (Full article: 666 words)

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