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Learn How to Manage Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) – Live Online Event

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an allergic condition that causes swelling in your esophagus (swallowing tube). EoE happens when a large number of white blood cells called eosinophils collect and cause damage in the lining of the esophagus. It is often an immune response to food, but in some cases, environmental pollen can also trigger EoE. If you or someone you care for has been diagnosed with EoE or is experiencing symptoms, join us for a live virtual session on Friday, Feb. 4, at 3 p.m.

Milk Allergy Alert: Amy's Kitchen Vegan Organic Rice Mac & Cheeze

Amy’s Kitchen Voluntarily Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in a Single Lot of Vegan Organic Rice Mac & Cheeze For Immediate Release January 19, 2022 Contact Information Amy’s Consumer Relations 800-643-0570 Company Announcement Petaluma, California – Amy’s Kitchen is initiating a voluntary Class I recall of Lot 60J0421 of the Vegan Organic Rice Mac & Cheeze due to the potential of having trace amounts of milk, which is not declared on the product label. The company is...

How to Report Foods After an Allergic Reaction

If you suspect your child had an allergic reaction to a mislabeled food, you can report it. By doing so, you can help play an important role in public health. Here’s what you need to do: 1. Always treat the reaction first and seek emergency care for your child . If your child already has a food allergy, follow the emergency action plan given to you by your child’s allergist. Remember to take all allergic symptoms seriously. Both mild and severe symptoms can lead to a serious allergic...

Wheat Allergy Alert: Local Fixe Lasagna Sheets, Soup Noodles, Dinner Rolls, Pie Dough, Squid Ink Fettucine and Fresh Flour Tortillas

Local Fixe LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Classic Lasagna Sheets, Soup Noodles, Dinner Rolls, Pie Dough, Squid Ink – Fettucine, and Fresh Flour Tortillas For Immediate Release December 22, 2021 Contact Information Local Fixe LLC 541-580-1955 Company Announcement Local Fixe LLC of Roseburg, Oregon is recalling Classic Lasagna Sheets, Soup Noodles, Dinner Rolls, Pie Dough, Squid Ink - Fettucine, and Fresh Flour Tortillas because it may contain undeclared wheat. While any...

Soy, Fish Allergy Alert: Joy's Gourmet Bloody Mary Mix

Joy’s International Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy & Fish in Joy’s Gourmet Bloody Mary Mix For Immediate Release December 22, 2021 Contact Information Joy’s International Foods 321-242-6520 Company Announcement Joy’s International Foods of Melbourne, Florida is recalling the Joy’s Gourmet Bloody Mary Mix with best by date 08/18/2023, because it contains undeclared Soy & Fish. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Soy and Fish run the risk of serious or...

Increasing Food Allergy Awareness With Your Help

The state of food allergies is changing at a fast pace. As the rate of food allergies have increased, it has become more and more evident that change must happen to help people managing this condition. With greater awareness comes more research studies, more clinical trials, and more hope for treatments. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), the food allergy division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) , has been on the front lines of awareness efforts. We saw our hard work pay...

Milk Allergy Alert: Nature's Own Honey Wheat Bread

Flowers Foods Issues Voluntary Recall of a Limited Quantity of Nature’s Own Honey Wheat Bread Sold in Six States Due to the Presence of Undeclared Milk For Immediate Release December 20, 2021 Contact Information Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center 1-866-245-8921 www.flowersfoods.com/contact/consumers Company Announcement THOMASVILLE, Ga. – Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is voluntarily recalling 3,000 loaves of Nature’s Own Honey Wheat bread sold in six states due to the presence of...

Milk Allergy Alert: Dream Pops

Dream Pops Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Certain Lots of Dream Pops Bites For Immediate Release December 21, 2021 Contact Information Dream Pops support@dream-pops.com Company Announcement Dream Pops is voluntarily recalling select Dream Pops Bites products as they may contain undeclared milk. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume product contained inside the recalled products. The...

Spices and Food Allergies

Some spices – such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice – are common in holiday desserts, baked goods, and seasonal drinks. Spices can be hidden in other foods too. So should you be concerned about allergies to spices? Probably not. True spice allergies are rare. Visit our webpage on spices and food allergies to learn more about: Common spices people with food allergies have questions about Different types of non-allergic reactions to spices If people with a tree nut allergy can have spices...

A Year in Advocacy – Better Food Labeling, Anaphylaxis Policies, and Healthy Schools

Happy December! Welcome to your 2021 advocacy update from Kids with Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) . This year was a truly important year for the food allergy community. Here are some of the highlights. The School-Based Asthma and Allergy Management Program Act KFA kicked off the year with the passing of an important bill in January. Former President Trump signed the School-Based Asthma and Allergy Management Program Act on Jan. 5.

Allergy-Friendly Cake Mix Cookie Recipes

Make-Ahead Cookie Dough to Freeze and Bake for Warm Cookies Anytime By Kathy Przywara Holiday cookies are perfect for giving, get-togethers, snacking on while watching a movie and, of course, leaving out for Santa. But baking dozens of cookies from different recipes can be time consuming with measuring, mixing, and baking. Then you have to find ways to store them so they don’t get stale. What if you could start with a simple recipe that would give you dozens of different flavors of cookies?

People With Food Allergies Can Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Updates as of Dec. 13, 2021: We have updated this blog post to reflect the most recent recommendations from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As more information becomes available, we will continue to update our community. The COVID-19 vaccine is an important part of reducing the spread of the coronavirus , ending the pandemic, and protecting ourselves and other people. It can reduce your chance of severe COVID-19,...

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