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Kaléo Confirms U.S. Availability of AUVI-Q® Auto-injector for Back-to-School Season

Kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today commented on reports of continued manufacturing delays of epinephrine auto-injectors in the United States. Kaléo confirmed that AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-injectors are available for prescription and are not affected by the manufacturing delays reported by other epinephrine auto-injector manufacturers. Kaléo has sufficient supply to meet any anticipated demand. For live assistance in filling an AUVI-Q prescription, any patient,

The Tools You Need to Send Your Child With Food Allergies Back to School

Summer is drawing to a close and it’s back-to-school time once again. That means it’s time to make sure you have everything you need to keep your child with food allergies safe at school. Along with supplies, books, lunchboxes, uniforms and anything else you might need, make sure you check out these school resources from Kids With Food Allergies (KFA).

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Xolair (Omalizumab) for Food Allergies

Genentech announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Xolair® (omalizumab) for the prevention of severe allergic reactions following accidental exposure to one or more foods in people with allergies. Breakthrough Therapy Designation is designed to expedite the development and review of medicines intended to treat serious or life-threatening diseases, and to help ensure people have access to them through FDA approval.

8 Fun Ways to Teach Children About Food Allergies

Teaching your child about food allergies is an important part of keeping them safe. Young children can start to learn about food allergies at a young age. This knowledge will give them confidence with self-managing their food allergies as they get older. Here are some resources created just for kids to help them learn more about food allergies. The links below include books, videos, games, music and classroom resources. 1. Ally and Andy’s Activity Book This coloring and activity book from...

Updated Mylan Statement on U.S. Supply of EpiPen Auto-Injectors

[PRESS RELEASE] Our manufacturing partner Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer company, continues to experience interruptions in the production of EpiPen® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.15 mg Auto-Injectors. Over the past few months, there has been intermittent supply of EpiPen at wholesalers and pharmacies. We are actively exploring several options with Pfizer that would help stabilize supply.

Egg Allergy Alert - Hostess Cookies 'n Creme Brownies

Voluntary Recall of Hostess Cookies 'n Creme Brownies For Immediate Release August 3, 2018 Contact Consumers Marie Espinel and Katie Lewis mespinel@lakpr.com klewis@lakpr.com 212-575-4545 Announcement Kansas City, MO – Hostess Brands, LLC has become aware that the "Contains" statement on Hostess® Cookies 'n Crème Brownies does not list "egg" as an allergen. Although the ingredient list on the packaging identifies "egg" as an ingredient, the "Contains" statement, which is designed to further...

Milk Allergy Alert: Sweet Earth Foods Aloha BBQ Quesadilla

Sweet Earth Foods is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited amount of 8-ounce packages of Sweet Earth Aloha BBQ Quesadilla due to mismatched packaging, resulting in undeclared egg and milk allergens. People who are allergic to eggs or milk could have a serious or life- threatening reaction if they consume this item. A UPC code of 016741000551 appears on the back of the package. The “best by” date of 6/28/19 and lot number of 8149 appears on the side of the package.

Milk Allergy Alert: Half-Gallon Refrigerated Almond Breeze

HP Hood LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited number of half-gallon (1.89 L) cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Join Us in Thanking Lynda Mitchell for Her Service to People With Asthma and Allergies

Today, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) honors Lynda Mitchell’s dedication and service to people with asthma and allergies. Her last day as Chief Operating Officer of AAFA will be on the first of August. Lynda will be pursuing other opportunities. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of AAFA. “Lynda Mitchell’s groundbreaking formation of KFA in 1998 created a new benchmark in the patient-centered care movement. Her deep dedication and continuing commitment to...

Tree Nut (Almonds) Allergy Alert - TeaSource Roasted Chestnut Teas

TeaSource Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in Product For Immediate Release July 26, 2018 Contact Consumers 1-877 768-7233 Media billw@teasource.com 651 788-9971 Announcement TeaSource of Roseville, MN is recalling Roasted Chestnut loose leaf tea, because it may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Roasted Chestnut was distributed in the...

Peanut, Tree Nut (Walnuts, Almonds, Pecans) Allergy Alerts - Sherman Candy Caramels

GiftTree Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Walnuts, Almonds, Peanuts in " Sherman Candy Caramels " For Immediate Release July 20, 2018 Contact Consumers 1-877-657-7961 Announcement GiftTree, a gift basket company based in Vancouver, WA, is voluntarily recalling 94,000 units of “Sherman Candy Caramels” sold online in the several Gift Baskets because they may contain undeclared pecans, walnuts, almonds and/or peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these nuts run...

Milk Allergy Alert - Food Lion Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips

Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Food Lion Brand Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips For Immediate Release July 20, 2018 Contact Consumers Shearer’s Consumer Affairs Department 1-800-428-6843 Announcement Shearer’s Foods, LLC of Massillon, OH is recalling Food Lion brand 7.75 ounce packages of Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if...

Soy Allergy Alert - Seattle Sourdough Pub Buns and Franz Premium Pub Buns

Portland French Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Seattle Sourdough Pub Buns and Franz Premium Pub Buns For Immediate Release July 18, 2018 Contact Consumers (503) 283-3831 Announcement Portland French Bakery of Portland, OR is recalling 26,635 units of Seattle Sourdough Pub Bun 6pk and 8,022 units of Franz Premium Pub Buns 12pk, because it may contain undeclared SOY. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic...

Share Our Teal Classroom Kit With Your Child’s School to Promote Food Allergy Awareness

Summer is in full swing! Time for lazy days and family fun. But it's also the time to think ahead to the back-to-school season! Planning now will help ensure a safe and successful school year for your child with food allergies. Our School Planning Zone has many free resources for families and school staff to help with managing food allergies at school. The newest addition is our Teal Classroom™ Kit , available as a free PDF download or printed booklet. What Is a Teal Classroom™? Teal is the...

Peanut Allergy Alert - New Seasons Sesame Noodle Chicken Salad

New Seasons Market Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sesame Noodle Chicken Salad Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 062-2018 Health Risk: High Date: Jul 16, 2018 Distribution List PDF Congressional and Public Affairs Felicia Thompson (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018 – New Seasons Market, a Portland, Ore. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat sesame noodle chicken salad products due to misbranding and...

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