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New Allergy and Anaphylaxis Action Plan

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reaffirmed epinephrine as the first choice to treat severe allergic reactions. And to make certain parents, caregivers and others are ready to treat anaphylaxis, the AAP released its own version of a food allergy action plan . 1 The recommendations were released in the February 13 edition of the journal Pediatrics . 2 The report stresses that it is better to use epinephrine early, even if parents are not 100% sure that the symptoms are anaphylaxis...

Milk and Egg Allergy Alert - Kusher LLC in Cookies

Kusher LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg and Milk in Cookies For Immediate Release February 22, 2017 Contact Consumers 253-223-8508 Announcement Kusher LLC of Fife, Washington is recalling the following cookies due to undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and egg may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. PRODUCT NAME UPC Net Wt Best Before dates range COOKIES ASSORTI 8 51929 00358 6...

Tree Nut (Pistachio) Allergy Alert - Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc. in Mortadella Product

Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc. Recalls Mortadella Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 014-2017 Health Risk: High Date: Feb 22, 2017 Congressional and Public Affairs Kristen Booze (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., a Mount Olive, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 468 pounds of mortadella product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...

Milk Allergy Alert - Bee International in “Plastic Heart Tubes with Chocolate Lentils”

Bee International issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in “Plastic Heart Tubes with Chocolate Lentils” For Immediate Release February 20, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-800-421-6465 Media Chuck Block 619-710-1800 Announcement Bee International, Inc. of Chula Vista, CA is recalling its 1.7oz. Plastic Heart Tubes with Chocolate Lentils because they may contain undeclared milk protein. People who have allergies to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they...

Wheat, Milk, Eggs, Tree Nuts, and Soy Allergy Alerts - Los Angeles, CA. Chapis Spice & Tea in Bread Crumbs and Seasoned Bread Crumbs Distributed on or after 11/10/2016 – 02/16/17

Los Angeles, CA. Chapis Spice & Tea. Today Announced a Recall/Amendment to the Bread Crumbs and Seasoned Bread Crumbs Distributed on or after 11/10/2016 – 02/16/17 For Immediate Release February 17, 2017 Contact Consumers 323.500.8614 Announcement This follows notification from our supplier, that there were undeclared allergens in the "regular" Natural Bread Crumbs manufactured on 11/01/16. Allergens such as, Wheat, Milk, Eggs, Tree Nuts, and, Soybean. Should people who have an allergy...

Milk and Soy Allergy Alerts - DITOS Heart Shape Fruit Platters with Chocolate Frosting Dip

Ditos Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Soy in Heart Plastic Platter Strawberries W/Dip with Chocolate Frosting and Heart Plastic Platter Mixed Fruit W/Dip with Chocolate Frosting For Immediate Release February 16, 2017 Contact Consumers 907-202-1693 Announcement DITOS of Anchorage, Alaska is recalling 50 cases of Heart Plastic Platter Strawberries w/ Dip with Chocolate Frosting 32oz, and 30 cases of Heart Plastic Platter Mixed Fruit w/ Dip with Chocolate Frosting 40oz, because it...

Milk Allergy Alert - Cousins Products LLC in 16oz Tomato Dressing

Cousins Products LLC Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall on 16oz Creole Tomato Dressing, Best by Date 05/18/17, due to Undeclared Milk For Immediate Release February 13, 2017 Contact Consumers Cousins Products, LLC cousinsproducts@gmail.com (985) 792-7694 Announcement Cousins Products LLC, Madisonville, LA, is voluntarily recalling 16oz Creole Tomato Dressing, Best by Date 05/18/17 , because the product may contain undeclared milk. People who are allergic to milk run the risk of...

The Day Everything Changed: Anaphylaxis in the Supermarket Leads Mom to KFA

Christen Goolsby’s story is one that every parent of a child with food allergies can relate to. One day everything was fine. The next day, her little girl, Alanna, experienced an allergic reaction so severe it was life-threatening. And, as Christen explains, “from that day on, my life, her life—the life we had known before— changed forever.” The Goolsby family’s entry into the food allergy world started the day before the first day of school. Alanna was heading into first grade, and her...

NJ Residents: Contact Your Local Representatives About Elemental Formula Bill

If you live in New Jersey, take action now by urging your local representative in the New Jersey state legislature to move a bill through the legislative process that covers the cost of special formula for eosinophilic disorders regardless of delivery method. The bill, S2649, gives health insurance coverage for amino acid-based elemental formulas (like Neocate® or EleCare®) for eosinophilic disorders. The bill provides coverage for elemental formula no matter how it is delivered. An infant...

AUVI-Q® Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Now Available Through Direct Delivery

People at risk for anaphylaxis can begin ordering AUVI-Q® epinephrine auto-injectors today through Kaléo’s direct delivery service. According to the company, it is also launching its AUVI-Q Afford Ability ™ program: People with commercial insurance will have an out-of-pocket cost of $0 - even if their insurance company will not cover AUVI-Q. That also applies to those with high-deductible plans. For patients who do not have government or commercial insurance, and have a household income of...

Egg and Tree Nut (Almonds) Allergy Alert - Legendary Baking in Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie

Legendary Baking Issues Allergy Alert-Almonds and Egg in Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie- Allergens Not Declared In Ingredient List For Immediate Release February 14, 2017 Contact Consumers Legendary Baking 1-844-617-8238 Announcement Legendary Baking of Denver, CO, has expanded its recall of 34 ounce packages of Private Selection Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie because the almonds and eggs were not listed in the ingredient statement. People who have allergies to almonds and eggs run...

Read Candy Labels to Keep Your Sweetheart Safe

Around Valentine's Day, others may offer candy or treats to your child with food allergies. Make sure your child knows not to accept or eat any candy unless a parent or trusted adult has verified that it is safe to eat. Many candies look alike but can have different ingredients and advisory warnings. Many smaller candies are sold in larger packages and do not have an ingredient label on the individual pieces. Remind your child to not eat any candy until you can carefully check the ingredient...

How to Parent a Child Who Takes Life-Threatening Food Allergies in Stride

If you’re like many parents of children who have severe food allergies, you worry about how this condition will affect your child as they grow up. Will the food allergies make your child anxious or miserable? Will they be afraid to leave the house? Will they take risks? How will it affect them? I have good news for you. It really is possible to raise your child in a way that they accept their food allergies as just another part of who they are. Your child can turn out “well-adjusted” in...

Milk Allergy Alert - Fred Meyer Store in Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread

Fred Meyer Stores Issues Allergy Alert on due to Undeclared Milk For Immediate Release February 7, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-800-KROGERS Media Zach Stratton 1-971-258-1193 Announcement Fred Meyer Stores has recalled the 16 oz Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread sold in its retail stores because the product may contain nonfat dry milk not listed on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume...

Pledge Your #TealLove for a Child With Food Allergies This Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day can be a challenge for kids with food allergies. Candy and treats can mean being excluded or feeling unsafe. #TealLove means being inclusive of those with food allergies. How can you pledge your #TealLove to someone with food allergies on Valentine's Day? Show food allergy awareness with our #TealLove awareness ribbons. One in 13 U.S. kids has a food allergy. You can use these images as your profile picture or share on social media: Encourage non-food gifts which are safer...

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