fear mongering

Asking Sicherer, Sampson, and Munoz-Furlong to perform an objective study about national rates of seafood allergies is like asking a cigarette company to determine national rates of lung cancer.

- Nuts to That: The People Profiting from Food Allergies

In the case of the peanut-butter kiss, a coroner later ruled, to no fanfare, that the girl had smoked pot soon before the embrace and had actually died of an asthma attack.

- Everyone's Gone Nuts: The Exaggerated Threat of Food Allergies