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One Family Finds Life-Changing Resources

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:15

Cynthia’s daughter, Kate, was just 1 year old when she became covered in hives after eating fresh corn for the first time. Without a clear diagnosis of a food allergy , her parents avoided feeding her corn, not realizing it can also be found in many foods. Kate spent the first years of her childhood with mysterious rashes, nausea, upset stomach and severe abdominal pains every time she ate. When she was 12, Kate almost died from an anaphylactic reaction to an injection containing dextrose, a...


Omalizumab Makes Oral Immunotherapy Treatments More Effective

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:33

Combining a 16-week initial course of the medication omalizumab with oral immunotherapy (OIT) greatly improves the efficacy of OIT for children with allergies to multiple foods, new clinical trial findings show. After 36 weeks, more than 80 percent of children who received omalizumab and OIT could safely consume two-gram portions of at least two foods to which they were allergic, compared with only a third of children who received placebo and OIT.


Tree Nut (Almonds) Allergy Alert -Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:30

ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Choceur Dark Chocolate Bar Due to Undeclared Nut Allergen Products Could Contain Almond Pieces Not Listed on Packaging For Immediate Release December 8, 2017 Contact Consumers ALDI customer service 1-800-325-7894 Media Shenetta Johnson sjohnson2@webershandwick.com (312) 988-2396 Announcement In cooperation with Hofer KG ZNL Schokoladefab, ALDI has voluntarily recalled Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of almond...


Give the Gift of Allergy-Friendly Cooking

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:19

Give your favorite allergy-friendly cooks gifts they can use as they prepare safe foods for your family this holiday season. Your purchase is also a gift to parents of children with food allergies, allowing us to continue life-saving education, advocacy and support. Our “Kiss the Allergy-Free Cook” apron is 100-percent cotton, adjustable and has a soil-release finish. It also has handy pockets and an adjustable neck strap. Our Safe Eats® Desserts cookbook is a spiral bound collection of 32...


Our Guide to Gifts With Benefits

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:07

Give your family gifts they can use this holiday season. Your purchase is also a gift to parents of children with food allergies, allowing Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) to continue life-saving education, advocacy and support. For the Cook Our Safe Eats® Desserts cookbook is a spiral-bound collection of 32 allergy-friendly dessert recipes from our community members and bloggers. All recipes are vegan and free of cow’s milk, eggs, peanuts and tree nuts. Most are also free of soy, wheat and...


Milk Allergy Alert - Herb-Ox® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 20:06

Creative Contract Packaging LLC Issues An Allergen Alert Regarding 4 Ounce Jars Of Herb-Ox® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon Due To Potential Presence Of Undeclared Milk For Immediate Release December 5, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-800-523-4635 Media Richard Williamson (507) 434-6781 Announcement 4,412 cases of HERB-OX® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon with "Best If Used By" dates of SEPT 2020 and OCT 2020 Are Affected Creative Contract Packaging LLC is voluntarily recalling 4,412 cases, or...


Soy and Wheat Allergy Alert - Rafedain Chicken Patty Shish Kabobs

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:41

Rafedain Shish Kabob Restaurant, Inc. Recalls Chicken Patty Shish Kabob Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 127-2017 Health Risk: High Date: Dec 1, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Sarah R. Lichtman (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2017 – R afedain Shish Kabob Restaurant, Inc., a Detroit, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 813 pounds of chicken patty shish kabob products due to misbranding and...


Egg Allergy Alert - Schiff's Italian Brand Meatballs

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 06:17

Caesar's Pasta, LLC Recalls Beef Meatball Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 126-2017 Health Risk: High Date: Dec 1, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Sarah R. Lichtman (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2017 – Caesar's Pasta, LLC, a Blackwood, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 46,810 pounds of beef meatball products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...


Peanut Allergy Alert - Plow & Hearth Chocolate Covered Cashews

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 06:02

Virginia Diner, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Allergen in Chocolate Covered Cashews 10 oz. cans For Immediate Release November 28, 2017 Contact Consumers Virginia Diner 866-296-6887 Media Kenneth Young 757.899.6213 Announcement Virginia Diner, Inc. is voluntarily issuing a recall of 10 oz. cans of Plow & Hearth Chocolate Covered Cashews at Plow & Hearth’s locations and nationwide (Mail Order) as a precaution because they may contain peanuts and peanut allergens.


Milk Allergy Alert - Farrell Farms, Inc Dark Chocolate Almonds, Dark Chocolate Cashews, and Dark Chocolate Pecans

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:30

Farrell Farms, Inc. Issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in Dark Chocolate Almonds, Dark Chocolate Cashews, and Dark Chocolate Pecans For Immediate Release November 29, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-919-583-4366 Media Frank Farrell 1-919-583-4366 Announcement Farrell Farms, Inc. of Goldsboro, NC is recalling 7 oz Dark Chocolate Almonds, 7 oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, and 7 oz Dark Chocolate Pecans, because these products may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe...


Milk Allergy Alert - Colorado Nut Company Trail Mix Products

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:11

Food Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergen (E.G. Milk) in Product For Immediate Release November 22, 2017 Contact Consumers Burgess D. Goodman 303-733-7311 Announcement Colorado Nut Company of Denver, CO is recalling Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix, because they may contain undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic...


Peanut and Soy Allergy Alerts - Fresh Prep’D brand Buffalo Style Ranch Wrap Kit

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:38

Missa Bay LLC Recalls Chicken Wrap Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 124-2017 Health Risk: High Date: Nov 16, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Brett Filloon (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 – Missa Bay LLC, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 46 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...


We Are Thankful for You!

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 14:00

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones! With your help, families raising children with food allergies can keep their children safe and healthy during this holiday season.


First Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and Small Children Will Be Available in 2018

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:20

kaléo today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg, the first and only epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) specifically designed for the treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, in infants and small children weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms) who are at risk for or have a history of serious allergic reactions.


How Do You Make Perfect Gravy Without Butter and Flour?

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:15

Gravy is the crowning glory to the mashed potatoes and stuffing on your holiday dinner menu. You make a wonderful gravy, but now have to avoid what you usually use to thicken it. These options will help you S erve A llergy F riendly E ats. Be sure to...


How Do You Make Creamy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk or Soy?

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:15

To help you prepare for the upcoming "food" holidays, we're sharing a list of helpful recipe hacks or tips to help you cook and bake allergy-friendly foods. These solutions will help you S erve A llergy F riendly E ats. Be sure to follow our blog so...


Milk Allergy Alert - All Natural and Natural Dark Chocolate Products

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:19

Lipari Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Product Recall of Specific Dark Chocolate Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen For Immediate Release November 16, 2017 Contact Consumers 800-729-3354 Media Michelle Voss Michelle_Voss@liparifoods.com 586.447.3500 ext. 9619 Announcement Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk...


Ask the Allergist: Can a Child With a Sunflower Seed Allergy Have Sunflower Oil?

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:23

Q: My son is allergic to sunflower seeds. Without having tried it, would he be also allergic to sunflower oil?


Tree Nut (Almonds) Allergy Alert - Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:36

Seattle Gourmet Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds In 5 Pound Bags of Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend For Immediate Release November 13, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-206-957-9834 Media Laura Henry laura@seattlegourmetfoods.com 206-957-9834 Announcement Seattle Gourmet Foods of Kent, Washington is recalling 127 cases of Costco item # 2335, Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend, Espresso Beans in Semisweet, Milk and White Chocolate, because it may contain undeclared almonds.


Egg, Milk, Soy, and Wheat Allergy Alert - Nestle Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:40

Nestle USA Initiates Voluntary Recall of Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites Due to Undeclared Allergens For Immediate Release November 10, 2017 Contact Consumers Nestle Consumer Engagement Services nestleproductinquiry@casupport.com Media Roz O’Hearn roz.ohearn@us.nestle.com (440) 264-5170 Announcement Nestlé USA has initiated a recall of Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product was donated to a charitable organization in...


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