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2019 Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy Guide

The scary part of Halloween should be witches and ghosts, not the candy. Food-centered holidays can be stressful when managing food allergies. With planning, your family can still safely enjoy Halloween. If you are looking for allergy-friendly treats, here are some top 8 free Halloween candy ideas. These candies are free of peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish.

Facebook Live – Parenting + Food Allergies: The Social, Emotional and Financial Impact on Families

Join Deva Dalporto of MyLifeSuckers and Kenneth Mendez, CEO and president of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), for a Facebook Live discussion about parent insights on the social, emotional and financial impact of food allergies. Also get helpful Halloween safety tips for parents of kids with food allergies! (Kids With Food Allergies is a division of AAFA.)

Egg Allergy Alert - Schwartz Brothers Bakery Lemon Dessert Bars

S CHWARTZ Brothers Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Lemon Dessert Bars For Immediate Release September 18, 2019 Contacts Consumers Rachid Ouardi 206-623-3134 Announcement Schwartz Brothers Bakery of Seattle, WA is recalling 24 units of Lemon Dessert Bars, sell by date 09/21/19, because it may contain undeclared Egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Lemon...

Wheat Allergy Alert - Simply Smart Organics Chicken Breast Tenders Gluten Free

Perdue Foods LLC Recalls Simply Smart Organics Frozen Chicken Ready-to-Eat Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class II Recall Release: 091-2019 Health Risk: Low Date: Sep 10, 2019 Congressional and Public Affairs Meredith Carothers (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2019 – Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 495 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S.

AAFA Brings Patient Voice to FDA Committee Review on Palforzia, Oral Immunotherapy Treatment for Peanut Allergy

On Sept. 13, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Allergenic Products Advisory Committee recommended the approval of Aimmune Therapeutics’ peanut treatment, Palforzia. If approved, Palforzia would be ground-breaking for the future of food allergy treatments. What Is Palforzia? Palforzia, also known as AR101, is a type of oral immunotherapy (OIT) for peanut allergy. If approved, it would be the first FDA-approved treatment for peanut allergy. Currently, some allergists already...

Milk Allergy Alert - Ritter Sport KAFFEESPLITTER

Stark Group International Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in Ritter Sport KAFFEESPLITTER - 3.5 Ounce /100 Gram For Immediate Release September 12, 2019 Contacts Consumers Vasilike Miksa 516-626-3704 Announcement Stark Group International of Greenvale, NY is recalling all codes of its 100 gram packages of Ritter Sport -KAFFEESPLITTER because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or...

Milk and Egg Allergy Alert - FuPaiYuan Nougat Candies

Rong Shing Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs and Milk in FuPaiYuan Nougat Candies For Immediate Release September 12, 2019 Contacts Consumers Raymond Huang 718-308-1177 Announcements Rong Shing of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 450g packages of FuPaiYuan Matcha candy because they may contain undeclared eggs and milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to eggs and milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. FuPaiYuan Matcha...

Milk and Egg Allergy Alert - FuPaiYuan Matcha Candies

Rong Shing Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs and Milk in FuPaiYuan Matcha Candies For Immediate Release September 12, 2019 Contacts Consumers Raymond Huang 718-308-1177 Announcement Rong Shing of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 450g packages of FuPaiYuan Nougat candy because they may contain undeclared eggs and milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to eggs and milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. FuPaiYuan Nougat candy...

Inside the My Life With Food Allergy Report: When Should a Child Receive Epinephrine?

In August 2019, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released their My Life With Food Allergy Parent Survey Report. The report highlights the significant social, emotional and financial impact food allergies can have on parents. Our findings also revealed that many children do not receive epinephrine when they are having a severe allergic reaction for many reasons. We asked Dr. Michael Pistiner, pediatric allergist at MassGeneral, to talk about these findings.

Milk Allergy Alert - Hy-Vee Mealtime Asian Entrees

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Several Hy-Vee Mealtime Asian Entrees Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen For Immediate Release September 11, 2019 Contacts Consumers Hy-Vee Customer Care 1-800-772-4098 Media Tina Potthoff (515) 559-5770 tpotthoff@hy-vee.com Announcement Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling seven of its Hy-Vee Mealtime Asian Entrees after discovering the liquid egg used to make the fried rice contains milk, which is not declared on the product label.

Milk Allergy Alert - mealtime Chicken and Beef Products

Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary Recalls Ready-To-Eat Beef and Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 091-2019 Health Risk: High Date: Sep 10, 2019 Congressional and Public Affairs Spencer Pretecrum (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2019 – Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, an Ankeny, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the...

Product Alert (Foreign Material) - Udi's Hamburger Buns

Udi’s Classic Hamburger Buns Recalled due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material For Immediate Release September 06, 2019 Contacts Consumers 1-800-881-3989 Media Kristine Mulford 312-549-5522 kristine.mulford@conagra.com Announcement Conagra Brands is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity (approx. 2,200 cases) of Udi’s Classic Hamburger Buns due to the potential presence of small pieces of white plastic. The company discovered the issue which occurred when a dough scraper was...

Wheat (Gluten) Allergy Alert - Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix

Hometown Food Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix Due to Possible Presence of Gluten For Immediate Release September 09, 2019 Contacts Consumers 1-866-219-9333 Announcement Hometown Food Company today initiated a limited, voluntary, consumer-level recall of approximately 374 cases of two specific lot codes of its Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix, due to standard quality batch testing that indicated the presence of gluten...

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