School Kids Allergic to Milk in Blackboard Chalk
"The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed
till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance
- Thomas Hardy
The May 1, 2013 issue of the journal Annals in
Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology exposes the hidden
presence of dairy additives in chalk as being the
cause of breathing problems and skin rashes.
Researchers (Larramendi, et. al.) found that 42
percent of their school-age test subjects reacted
positively to skin tests revealing the allergic
presence of casein used in the manufacture of chalk.
In an immunoglobulin test, 100% of the children
tested positive to the milk protein. In the abstract
of the study, the authors reported:
"Their symptoms improved after avoidance of
chalk in the school."
The authors concluded:
"Inhalation of chalk dust can induce asthma symptoms...
Hidden and nondietary sources of exposure should always
"In my case, I learned that although God loves us,
he doesn't grant us immunity from the consequences
of our choices."
- Donna Rice