Peanut Oil in Vaccines Behind Widespread Peanut Allergy Epidemic

More than one million children living in America today suffer from peanut allergy, and a significant percentage of these have such severe symptoms that they must carry around self-injectable epinephrine just in case they accidentally become exposed to the food. According to available records; however, virtually nobody had peanut allergy prior to 1900 despite the fact that people have been eating peanuts for ages, which begs the question, why do so many people have peanut allergy today, and from where did this potentially-deadly allergic condition emerge?

In his book The Doctor Within, Dr. Tim O’Shea argues that vaccines are largely responsible for both the advent and increased prevalence of peanut allergy, noting that many vaccines and even antibiotic drugs contain excipients derived from peanut oil. Since it is a relatively inexpensive oil to produce, refined peanut oil became widely adopted as an excipient of choice in the production of vaccines during the 1960s, and it is still widely used today for this purpose.

But peanut oil’s role in triggering the peanut allergy epidemic we see today cannot go unstated, as its introduction at the turn of the 20th century eventually caused a sudden and very apparent wave of anaphylaxis, which had never before been seen. Anaphylaxis, of course, is the general term used to denote allergic reactions to food, and can include severe and sometimes violent reactive symptoms, including but not limited to convulsions, seizures, and even death.

The more peanut oil was used in vaccine and drug production, it turns out, the more the population began to suffer from serious food allergy symptoms. Utilizing peanut oil as an excipient was great for the drug and vaccine industries, of course, as it works as an effective preservative and adjuvant for vaccines. But for those who ingest or are injected with it, peanut oil-based excipients and adjuvants can be the precipitator of a very serious and permanent peanut allergy.

“Although peanut allergies became fairly common during the 1980s, it wasn’t until the early 1990s when there was a sudden surge of children reacting to peanuts — the true epidemic appeared,” explains Dr. O’Shea in his book, highlighting the fact that the ever-expanding childhood vaccination schedule can be directly correlated with a corresponding rise in peanut allergies. “As vaccines doubled between the 1980s and the 1990s, thousands of kids were not exhibiting peanut sensitivities, with many violent reactions that were sometimes fatal.”

Vaccine manufacturers do not have to disclose all vaccine ingredients to consumers

It is important to note that in 1973, when peanut allergies were still relatively rare, a study was conducted on the effects of peanut excipients in vaccines. Not long after it was published; however, government regulators decided that vaccine manufacturers no longer had to label peanut excipients in vaccines, which means pediatricians, parents, and others who wanted to avoid peanut excipients for safety reasons could no longer effectively do so.

“What is listed today in the Physicians Desk Reference in each vaccine section is not the full formula,” adds Dr. O’Shea. “Suddenly that detailed information was proprietary: the manufacturers must be protected. They only had to describe the formula in general.”

Since that time, peanut allergies have only gotten more prevalent and more severe, and the vast majority of the population has no idea that peanut excipients still used in vaccines are largely responsible. Will this ever change? Only if government regulators and medical authorities suddenly develop consciences will this monumental medical fraud be widely exposed and properly addressed.

Be sure to read Dr. O’Shea’s entire chapter on peanut excipients and vaccines here:

You can also read the rest of his book here:

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11 Comments on Peanut Oil in Vaccines Behind Widespread Peanut Allergy Epidemic

  1. Vitamin K shots (given to every newborn) fall into the same category as vaccines. Same toxic ingredients like formaldehyde, aluminum, and many of them are made with peanut oil (sourced from US patent listings). So even if you didn’t vaccinate, your child was surely injected with peanut oil and toxins minutes after birth.

  2. I have met several people who have a peanut allergy who have not gotten the peanut vaccine which is just one reason I am concerned this theory may not be so accurate. Also — if this were true — wouldn’t even more people have this allergy? I just think while it seems wise to worry about this — and wise to investigate this theory immediately — I wonder if it might not be quite the smoking gun just yet to the mystery. I sure wish there were immediate studies being done to investigate it, yes.

  3. so far I have not met or talked to anyone that is not vaccinated with a true anaphylactic (not OAS) peanut allergy. Remember we give the Vit. K shot upon birth. I have talked to thousands and thousands of people with peanut allergy. It may not be the only factor but the body doesn’t have a chance to heal and vaccines are one of the few things that can actually change the genetic makeup.

  4. I’ve read some information that also ties food allergies like peanuts to pesticides in our food and water supply. It’s my guess that if you are genetically susceptible to food allergies, it could be either the vaccines or the pesticides that help cause those, or a combination of both.

  5. Chris, were your children breast fed? If so then they probably acquired the allergy from their mother’s colostrum. Remember that an allergy is nothing more than an immune system reaction. Even before their own immune systems are up and running, an infant acquires partial protection from their mother’s colostrum which carries antibodies for all bacteria and viruses that the mother’s immune system has ‘learned’ about. That unfortunately can include harmless substances too. (or what SHOULD be harmless anyway)

  6. but their parent was? My children are exhibiting the same allergies as me, even though the dr says they are not hereditary. I think it can be passed down once our structures are compromised.

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