Food allergies and intolerance are quite common today, as I'm certain you are all aware. I myself do not have food allergies, but my childhood friend and current neighbor Sherwood Day suffers from and litany of them. Name it, and Sherwood is allergic to it. Peanuts? Yes. Wheat? Yes. Olive oil? Yep. Mangoes? You betcha.  

It comforts me to know that so many of you are out there developing products that will allow Sherwood and others enjoy the foods they eat without having to worry about an allergic reaction.
It's hard work, I know. I imagine you're there at the bench until the wee hours developing the most minuscule part of a matrix that could change the entire approach to making products allergen-free. 

I am happy to know you're there, and on behalf of Sherwood, I must say thank you. That means a lot coming from me, because if you've been reading these blog entries, you know that Sherwood is the bane of my existence. I suppose he must eat though.

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