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Soy and Milk Allergy Alert - Dolcetta Artisan Sweets in Chocolate Confections

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 08:31

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Milk in Chocolate Confections For Immediate Release March 14, 2017 Contact Consumers dolcettachocolate@gmail.com Announcement Dolcetta Artisan Sweets of Seattle, WA is recalling Dolcetta branded chocolate confections (see table below) because they may contain undeclared soy and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume...


Heath Risk Alert - The Soynut Butter Co Expands Recall to Include Dixie U.S.A Products

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 08:59

The Soynut Butter Co Expands Recall to Include Dixie U.S.A Products Because of Possible Health Risk For Immediate Release March 10, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-800-233-3668 Announcement The SoyNut Butter Co. of Glenview, IL is expanding its recall of I.M. Healthy Brand SoyNut Butter and granola products. The recall now includes Dixie Diner’s Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria ( E. Coli O157:H7 ). E. coli O157:H7 causes a...


Milk Allergy Alert - Picone Meat Specialties, LTD. in Pork Products

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 09:29

Picone Meat Specialties, LTD. Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen Class I Recall Release 024-2017 Health Risk: High Date: Mar 9, 2017 Congressional and Public Affairs Benjamin A. Bell (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, March 9, 2017 – Picone Meat Specialties, LTD., a Mamaroneck, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,750 pounds of salami products due to misbranding and undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...


Milk Allergy Alert -Nonna Foods in Lidia’s Marinara Sauce

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 08:18

Nonna Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Lidia’s Marinara Sauce For Immediate Release March 9, 2017 Contact Consumers (800) 447-1718 Announcement Nonna Foods in Woodbury, New York, is voluntarily recalling 25 ounce jars labeled as Lidia’s Marinara Sauce bearing a Best By Date 06/13/2019, because the product may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The affected jars...


Milk Allergy Alert - Bak-Ez in Mantecada (Muffin)

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 15:24

Bak-Ez Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared (Milk) in Mantecada (Muffin) For Immediate Release March 9, 2017 Contact Consumers (800) 338-5122 (770) 449-1377 Media Jose Flores (770) 449-1377 Announcement BAK-EZ Bakery Company of Norcross, Georgia is recalling 7-Eleven 4.0 oz. Mantecada (Muffin) (SKU 9841) (UPC 05254859241-7) because it may contain undeclared “milk” in the allergen statement. People who have an allergy or severe stativity to Milk they run the risk of serious or life-threatening...


Egg Allergy Alert- Gerber in Cheese Ravioli Pasta Pick-ups®

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 08:26

Gerber Issues Allergy Alert To Clarify Egg Labeling For Cheese Ravioli Pasta Pick-ups® For Immediate Release March 8, 2017 Contact Consumers Gerber Parents Resource Center 1-800-510-7494 Media Cathy Dunn cathy.dunn@US.Nestle.com 973-593-7676 Announcement Gerber Products Company of Florham Park, New Jersey , is initiating a voluntary recall of Cheese Ravioli Gerber® Pasta Pick-Ups® because the egg allergen is missing from the “Contains” statement. The full ingredient list on the package does...


Follow KFA on Instagram for Allergy-Friendly New Food Finds

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:56

Follow @kidswithfoodallergies on Instagram for a sneak peek of what we find at Natural Products Expo West. We'll tag our photos with #NewFoodFind. Many of these foods are free of eggs, dairy, gluten or even free of all top-8 allergens.


Health Risk Alert - The Soynut Butter Co Recalls All I.M. Healthy Soynut Butters and I.M. Healthy Granola

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 22:31

The Soynut Butter Co Expands Recall to All I.M. Healthy Soynut Butters And I.M. Healthy Granola Because of Possible Health Risk For Immediate Release March 7, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-800-288-1012 Media SoyNut Butter Co. 1-800-288-1012 Announcement The SoyNut Butter Co. of Glenview, IL is recalling all varieties of I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butters and all varieties of I.M. Healthy Granola products because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli...


Peanut Allergy Alert - Landis Candies Co. Inc. on “WEGMANS MILK CHOCOLATE (BIG EAR BUNNY) SUCKER”

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:03

Landies Candies Co. Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts on “WEGMANS MILK CHOCOLATE (BIG EAR BUNNY) SUCKER” For Immediate Release March 6, 2017 Contact Consumers Landies Candies Co. Inc. 716-834-8212 Announcement Landies Candies Co. Inc. of Buffalo, NY is recalling its 3-oz packages of “WEGMANS Milk Chocolate Big Ear Bunny Sucker”, Net Wt 3 oz, Lot # 35016, Best by 9-15-2017 because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts...


Aimmune Therapeutics Reports Positive Results From Peanut Immunotherapy Studies

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:35

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:AIMT), a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for life-threatening food allergies, announced clinical data presented today at the 2017 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The presentations included Phase 3 screening data and Phase 2 adherence data from Aimmune’s AR101 program. AR101 is Aimmune’s investigational biologic oral immunotherapy for desensitization of patients with peanut allergy.


AAFA Supports Labeling for Sesame

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 14:24

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is standing up for people allergic to sesame. We joined with a consumer advocacy group to ask the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to add sesame to the list of ingredients that must be disclosed on food labels. Currently, only eight allergens - milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soy - are listed on food labels . Allergens not on that list - such as sesame – are sometimes called non top-8 allergens. AAFA and the...


Infants With Parents Who Smoke Are at More Risk for Egg and Peanut Allergies

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:28

Secondhand smoke exposure is a well-established risk factor for asthma, but it may also have surprising effects in the development of diseases outside of the respiratory system. In the first study of its kind, researchers in Sweden investigated the link between early life secondhand smoke exposure and pediatric food-related symptoms.


Peanut Patch Continues to Show Promise

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:30

After the success of the yearlong double-blind, placebo controlled randomized Phase IIb trial for a peanut patch, known as Viaskin® Peanut, researchers continued the trial two more years in an open label extension to ascertain the effect of long-term treatment.


I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter Possible Link to E. coli Outbreak

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:38

CDC, FDA, and several states are investigating an outbreak of 12 illnesses of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7 reported from several states. Epidemiologic information collected to date indicates that I. M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter products might be contaminated with this harmful bacteria and are a likely source of this outbreak. CDC recommends that people not eat or serve these products.


AllergyEats Releases Annual Top 10 List of Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:35

In-N-Out Burger Joins AllergyEats' Annual Top 10 List of Best Restaurants for People With Food Allergies In-N-Out Burger is the first fast-food restaurant to make the annual top 10 list from AllergyEats, an allergy-friendly dining guide. AllergyEats released its 2017 restaurant list this week. There is another newcomer to the list - a small chain called the Flatbread Company. On AllergyEats, diners can base their ratings on a restaurant's ability to accommodate food allergies. The website...


Wheat Allergy Alert - Meijer Issues Allergy Alert On Mislabeled Pre-Made Caesar Salads Caesar Salads Mislabeled As Greek Salads Sold In Meijer Deli Sections

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 15:37

Meijer Issues Allergy Alert On Mislabeled Pre-Made Caesar Salads Caesar Salads Mislabeled As Greek Salads Sold In Meijer Deli Sections For Immediate Release March 2, 2017 Contact Consumers Meijer (800) 543-3704 Announcement Meijer announced it is recalling a recent shipment of its pre-made Caesar salads after discovering they were mislabeled as Greek salads. The mislabeled salads contain packaged croutons, which is an undeclared wheat allergen not included on the Greek salad kit label.


Milk Allergy Alert - Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc. in Meat Products

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 22:01

Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc. Recalls Meat Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Health Risk: High Date: Mar 1, 2017 Congressional and Public Affairs Allie Ryan (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 – Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc., a Juncos, Puerto Rico establishment, is recalling approximately 140 pounds of raw meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...


Tree Nut (Pecans) Allergy Alert - Two Massachusetts Whole Foods Market Stores in King Cakes

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 11:47

Allergy Alert Issued in Two Massachusetts Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Pecans in King Cakes For Immediate Release February 28, 2017 Contact Consumers 617-492-5500 Announcement Whole Foods Market ® stores in Arlington, MA and Brookline, MA are issuing an allergy alert to recall Cream Cheese King Cakes sold between February 4 and February 26, due to an in-store labeling error. The cakes, which were sold in purple cardboard containers and labeled as Lonestar Bakeries Cream Cheese...


How to Plan Food Allergy-Friendly Meals for the Whole Family

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 15:04

Do you want to eat healthier and have more time in your day? We have two words to help you as you care for your family with food allergies: menu planning! Menu planning can help you keep your 2017 resolutions to get organized and eat healthily. Some families with multiple food allergies wind up cooking separate meals each night. This can be overwhelming. Instead, try to find foods and preferences everyone has in common. Aim to prepare food for everyone so you don’t have to cook multiple...


Tree Nut Allergy Alert - Whole Foods Market in “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 13:20

Whole Foods Market recalls “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad due to undeclared tree nut allergen For Immediate Release February 24, 2017 Contact Consumers 617-492-5500 Media Heather McCready Heather.mccready@wholefoods.com Announcement Whole Foods Market® is recalling “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad sold in stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. Only Spinach Orzo Salad with PLU 61159 and a “sold on” date of...


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