Dietary elimination is currently the only way to treat food allergies. Unfortunately they have a huge, very limiting impact on the patients’ everyday life and there is an enormous fear of anaphylaxis. But there is light at the horizon! MeinAllergiePortal spoke to food allergy expert Hugh A. Sampson, MD, on new therapeutic options regarding diagnostics and treatments of food allergies. He is Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, USA.