Iodine and Shellfish Allergy: A Myth that Lingers

Iodine and Shellfish Allergy

Close to 3% of the U.S. population is allergic to shellfish, according to the Journal of American Medical Association. For those affected, even a small bite of shrimp, lobster, or crab, can result in reactions from itching and hives to anaphylaxis.(1) The protein tropomyosin is considered to be the main allergen in shellfish allergy.(2) It’s […]