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What You Need to Know About Cruising With Food Allergies

During the past few years, the cruise industry has started taking food allergies and special diets more seriously. Many major cruise lines now have policies to avoid cross contamination. Recently, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), an industry trade group, issued a statement about how cruise lines accommodate food allergy diets. “Cruise lines are well equipped and happy to accommodate a variety of diets including no/low fat, vegetarian, vegan, dairy or lactose free, gluten or...

WEBINAR: Reducing Risk of Peanut Allergy – A Review of New Guidelines

New guidelines released in 2017 may help prevent the development of peanut allergy. The guidelines recommend early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants as early as 4 and 6 months of age. How peanut-containing foods should be introduced to infants depends on the infant’s risk level. Join us for a free webinar on January 26, 2017 at 3 pm EST.

Egg, Wheat and Milk Allergy Alerts - Kettle Cuisine, LLC in Chicken Soup Product

Kettle Cuisine, LLC Recalls Chicken Soup Product Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 004-2017 Health Risk: High Date: Jan 12, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Julie Schwartz (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 – Kettle Cuisine, LLC, a Lynn, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,096 pounds of chicken soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...

CVS Health Announces Low Priced Generic Epinephrine Auto-Injector

[PRESS RELEASE] CVS Health Offers Patients Lowest Cash Price in the Market for Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector to Treat Allergic Reactions Generic epinephrine auto-injector from Impax Laboratories available at CVS Pharmacy at cash price 80% lower than EpiPen® WOONSOCKET, R.I, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that a low-cost epinephrine auto-injector option, the authorized generic for Adrenaclick® manufactured by Impax Laboratories (IPXL), is available...

Milk and Wheat Allergy Alerts - Perfect Fit Meals, LLC in Chicken Breast Product

Perfect Fit Meals, LLC Recalls Chicken Breast Product Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release:003-2017 Health Risk: High Date: Jan 10, 2017 Congressional and Public Affairs Julie Schwartz (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 – Perfect Fit Meals, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,546 pounds of chicken breast product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...

Milk Allergy Alert - Chip’n Dipped in "Dark Chocolate Crunch Bar"

Chip’n Dipped Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in "Dark Chocolate Crunch Bar" For Immediate Release January 10, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-888-545-2447 Announcement Chip’n Dipped of Huntington, NY, is recalling its 2.9-oz. bar, Dark Chocolate Crunch because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products. The recalled "Dark Chocolate Crunch" was distributed nationwide in...

Egg, Milk, Soy and Mustard Allergy Alerts - Mann Packing in Organic Veggies Snacking Tray

Mann Packing Voluntarily Issuing Class 1 Recall of Organic Veggies Snacking Tray For Immediate Release January 10, 2017 Contact Consumers Mann Packing info@mannpacking.com 1-800-285-1002 Media Gina Nucci, Mann Packing Co., Inc. gina.nucci@mannpacking.com 831-214-3032 Mann Packing is voluntarily recalling 205 cases of 18 ounce Organic Veggies with Organic Ranch Dip in a snacking tray because the product may contain mislabeled ingredients that could pose an allergen risk; specifically egg,...

Fish Allergy Alert - Harris Teeter, LLC in Everroast Chicken Caesar Wrap

Harris Teeter, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Everroast Chicken Caesar Wrap for Undeclared Fish For Immediate Release January 9, 2017 Contact Consumers Customer Relations Department 1-800-432-6111, Option 2 Announcement In an abundance of caution Harris Teeter, LLC of Matthews, NC is issuing a voluntary recall of Everroast Chicken Caesar Wrap because it may contain undeclared anchovy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish run the risk of a serious or life-threatening...

Label Change Alert: Hershey's Hug Kisses Manufactured on Same Equipment as Almonds

[From The Hershey Company] The Hershey Company is in the process of transitioning labeling for all Hershey’s Hugs Kisses items to reflect a recent change in the manufacture of this product. We are changing the allergen statement to identify that the product is manufactured on equipment that processes almonds. In the past, there has been no Allergen Information Statement on these items. Consumers can be assured that the information on their packages is accurate for that particular purchase.

Egg Allergy Alert - Bakers of Paris in Croissants Sold at Whole Foods Market® Stores in Northern California

Bakers of Paris Recalls Croissants Sold at Whole Foods Market® Stores in Northern California Due to Undeclared Allergen For Immediate Release January 5, 2017 Contact Consumers Bakers of Paris customer-service@bakersofparis.com 415-468-9100, ext. 2215 Media Caroline Hughes chughes@bakersofparis.com 415-845-6604 Announcement Bakers of Paris is recalling plain, almond, and chocolate croissants sold in 18 Northern California Whole Foods Market stores due to an undeclared allergen. The...

New Guidelines for Early Introduction of Peanut

For years, guidelines told us that parents and pediatricians should delay giving peanut-containing foods to children until after age three. However, all of our best evidence now shows that early introduction of peanut-containing foods is associated with less peanut allergy.

Tree Nut (Almond) Allergy Alert - Select Whole Foods Market Stores in Tarts

Allergy Alert Issued in Select Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Almond Flour in Tarts For Immediate Release January 4, 2017 Contact Consumers Whole Foods Market 301-984-4874 Media Betsy Harden Betsy.Harden@wholefoods.com 512-542-3198 Announcement Austin, TX - Select Whole Foods Market stores in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia are voluntarily recalling tarts because the products contained tree nut (almond flour) allergens that...

Milk Allergy Alert: Ghirardelli Chocolate Adds Milk to Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Chips

According to a notice posted by the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, their Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Chips now contain milk as one of the ingredients. In addition, while the company has dark chocolate products that do not contain milk as an ingredient, they are made on shared lines with milk. The company said these products will carry a "may contain milk." Find out more about what you need to know if you manage a milk allergy: Learn more about FDA advisory labeling See how to read a label...

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