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EMT Service in Israel Provides Epinephrine in Two Cases Within an Hour!! Essential emergency service provided in Israel for cases of anaphylactic shock and saves lives. The services were provided in 2 separate cases in 2 different cities in Israel by volunteer EMT service providers. Creating a similar system in Canada with EMT services would [...]

By | June 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Idea for Allergy Awareness and Safety at Veterinarian Office What a proactive idea with a poster to ensure an allergy safe visit for pets and families too!! NNMG Food Allergic Families Forum Becky Kazy Yanos  ·    · Love that our veterinarian has these posted in every room and around the clinic.

By | June 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Encouraging News from Sublingual Epinephrine Clinical Trial Thanks to Snack Safely for sharing this news on the latest innovation in epinephrine delivery! Aquestive Reports Positive eResults from Sublingual Epinephrine Clinical Trial ByNews Wire ~ 3rd Party Press Release -2022/06/16 735 Share AQST-109 is the first and only orally delivered epinephrine product candidate in clinical developmentFastest median time [...]

By | June 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Key to Food Allergies and Asthma Maye Linked To A Gene

Ground Breaking Discovery of Food Allergies and Asthma and Potential Link to a Specific Gene Discovery of a Gene Defect in a youth with Allergies, Eczema and Asthma opens the door to research into the relationship of this gene defect to the above conditions. Thanks to Snack Safely for sharing this exciting new area of [...]

By | June 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Camp Offers Innovative Signage for Allergy Friendly Eating

Great idea for safe allergy friendly eating at a cheer camp in Wisconsin! This signage should be used at restaurants and schools too. How about all public places that offer food and snacks! Thanks to NNMG Food Allergies Forum for sharing this! NNMG Food Allergic Families Forum Kristi Baugous Gedville  · ponSrstoedt8tc8a133t1468m2tthl07ht95761uaf  ·  College Kenosha,wi My daughter just [...]

By | June 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Encouraging New Program on Peanut Allergy Remission

A new clinical trial of novel oral immunotherapy for peanut allergies has produced significant Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL) compared to a placebo group. The results of the trial are included below. Thanks to Snack Safely for sharing this. Prota Therapeutics Achieves 51% Peanut Allergy Remission Rate in Kids with OIT Candidate ByNews Wire ~ [...]

By | May 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foods Cooked in Deep Fryer – Cross Contamination Concerns

Eating out with food allergies includes ordering those foods that don't contain the allergen. A recent anaphylactic reaction occurred with a usual order of french fries at a restaurant for a 7 year old with food allergies. A severe reaction occurred followed by 2 EpiPens! The allergies were for milk and shellfish. However, the french [...]

By | May 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pea Protein – Showing Up in Many Foods Including Allergy Friendly

The emergence of pea protein is cause for extra diligence in reading labels for those with food allergies. Regular foods, especially frozen foods have seen pea protein used. The following product, an allergy friendly brand is also using pea protein as an ingredient - imagine the surprise and the need to read food labels on [...]

By | April 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2022 and More Education Needed for Food Allergy Awareness and Safety Measures

Despite the emergence of food allergies over the last three decades, we continue to have dangerous and even fatal reactions that could have been prevented with appropriate knowledge and actions. A lack of public knowledge and appropriate actions was evident on a the recent British Airways flight. Here a passenger informed staff of his nut [...]

By | April 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pea Protein and Plant-Based Foods and Food Allergies: Questions and Answers

Important information from Food Allergy Canada on presence of pea protein and plant-based foods and the impact on food allergies.   Ask the allergist: Your questions answered – March 2020 March 5, 2020 Ask the allergist is a regular feature in our newsletters where Dr. Julia Upton answers your questions! Dr. Julia Upton Dr. Julia [...]

By | April 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments