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Allergy-Friendly Products Update: May 2021 from Snack Safely

Update: Thousands of Allergy-Friendly Products Including Many from Four New Partners! ByDave Bloom -2021/05/20 598 Share New Products! We’ve added tons of new products to all editions of the Safe Snack Guide, our catalog of over 2,500 allergy-friendly products from 150+ responsible manufacturers! Special Editions for a Variety of Allergen Exclusions! The Safe Snack Guide is a family of [...]

By | May 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Allergen-Free Label : Find Out What It Really Means

There are many allergy-free symbols everywhere. They appear on food packaging, restaurants and bakeries, to name a few. The following post from Snack Safely outlines the need to get further information beyond the allergy-free symbol. Ask questions at the restaurant or bakery. In addition, check for contact information on packaging and view the product site [...]

By | May 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Basophil Activation Test (BAT) shows near 100% Accuracy for Food Allergies

Current testing for food allergies is invasive, using skin pricks and food particle testing resulting in 50 to 75% accuracy . There is a new test called BAT that uses a blood sample from an individual along with a white blood cells to provide 96- 100% of the time for nuts and seed allergies. Recent [...]

By | May 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EpiPen Always

Never leave the house without the EpiPen! Always bring it!! Have a reminder in the hallway near the door or better still on the door next to the door handle. Thanks to Charise Grant Barnes NNMG Food Allergic Families Forum for this essential reminder! Charise Grant BarnesNNMG Food Allergic Families Forum  · BYE Bring Your Epinephrine [...]

By | May 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Food Label Cautions for Allergies

SnackSafely.com has put together cautions when reading food labels in the US, although caution is also required in Canada and other countries. 48m  · To be fully aware during #FoodAllergyAwarenessWeek, you need to know that (in the US) you cannot rely on the label alone to determine whether a product is safe for your food allergies! Here's [...]

By | May 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips to Reframe Allergy Anxiety Into Control

Tamara Hubbard, NNMG Food Allergy Families Forum has provided tips and resources for living with allergies having control and peace of mind instead of anxiety and negative thoughts. Tamara Hubbard NNMG Food Allergy Families Forum May 10,2021   · Happy Food Allergy Awareness Week, all! The Food Allergy Counselor Directory & Website is sharing allergy-related social and [...]

By | May 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peach & Pretzels & Jello Dessert

Looks yummy and it's allergy friendly too! Thanks to Skinny Recipes! PEACH PRETZEL JELLO SALAD INGREDIENTS : Crust:2 cups pretzels, crushed3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted2 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Filling:2 cans peaches, drained, peaches pat dry2 cups water, boiling1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, [...]

By | May 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Successful Peanut OIT Stories

Oral Immune Therapy has been used as a controlled medical therapy that involves gradual introduction of an allergen. It has been used with some success and the following OIT success stories attest to that! Ashley Memken Peanut and Tree nut Allergy Moms 2tSpodnshoeredaa  · Today we completed peanut OIT..I know its not for everyone, but for us [...]

By | May 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ear Drops with Peanut Oil – What!!

Reading all labels is necessary and now ear drop prescribed by a doctor is yet one more label, totally unexpected, that has crept up! Doctors and pharmacists must have comprehensive information sharing to ensure that this will not happen again. Kudos to the Mom who picked up on this before it was given to her [...]

By | May 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Food Allergy Mom Poem – HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

Paula Kress (NNMG Food Allergic Families Forum Feb/2021) has written a beautiful ode to food allergy Moms. It is so true and I could relate to all of the below tasks, thoughts and love. Thanks and Happy Mother's Day to all the Food Allergy Moms! Nicole N Paul Kress ·  I educate I advocate I [...]

By | May 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments