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Peanut Allergy Alert - Bobo's Maple Pecan Oat Bars

Bobo’s Issues a Voluntarily Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Product For Immediate Release March 23, 2021 Contact Bobo's 303-938-1977 Company Announcement Bobo’s of Boulder, Colorado is issuing a voluntary recall of Bobo’s Maple Pecan Oat Bars because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Maple Pecan Bars were...

New Study Will Look at Early Signs of Food Allergy and Eczema Risk

A study to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and atopic dermatitis, or eczema, as well as biological pathways that lead to these conditions, has begun. The observational study of children from birth to age 3 years will examine the origins of allergic disease by integrating interdisciplinary analyses of data from more than 260 biological and environmental samples and survey responses from each of 2,500 families.

Milk Allergy Alert - Mindo Chocolates Coffee Toffee Chocolate Bar

Mindo Chocolate Makers Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in “Coffee Toffee Chocolate Bar" For Immediate Release March 18, 2021 Contact Barbara Wilson 734-660-5635 Company Announcement MINDO CHOCOLATE MAKERS OF Dexter, Michigan, is recalling its Coffee Toffee Chocolate Bar (75 grams/2.65oz) because of the undeclared presence of milk, a major allergen, in the butter used to make the toffee in the bar. People with milk allergies are at risk of potentially serious or life-threatening...

Peanut Allergy Alert - Gelson’s Yogurt Raisins

Western Mixers Produce & Nuts, Inc. Recalls Gelson’s Yogurt Raisins Because of Possible Allergen Heath Risk For Immediate Release March 18, 2021 Contact Western Mixers Produce & Nuts, Inc. 1-877-230-8449 Company Announcement Western Mixers Produce & Nut Company of Los Angeles, California is recalling the following item: Gelson’s Yogurt Raisins, 14 oz. because it may contain undeclared Peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanuts run the risk of serious or...

Wheat Allergy Alert - Signature CAFÉ Chicken Noodle Soup with White Meat Chicken

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Chicken Soup Product Due to Misbranding For Immediate Release March 12, 2021 Contact G.V.P. Communications, Albertsons Companies Christine Wilcox USDA Announcement The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to misbranding. The chicken soup product contains and declares wheat as an ingredient but has an incorrect statement of "gluten free" on the top...

Tree Nut Allergy Alert - Whole Foods Cranberry Biscotti

Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Tree Nuts in Mislabeled Cranberry Biscotti at Six Whole Foods Market Stores For Immediate Release March 12, 2021 Contact Whole Foods Market 1-844-936-8255 Company Announcement Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Cranberry Biscotti purchased from six stores in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. The product is being recalled because it may contain undeclared Tree Nuts (Pistachio) that was not listed on the product label due to mislabeling. People...

Easy and Delicious Milk-Free Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream cheese frosting is versatile and delicious on cinnamon rolls, carrot cake, pumpkin muffins, or red velvet cake. You can make it milk free using your favorite safe margarine and cream cheese substitute. Our friend Elena is here to show us how. Watch on YouTube Milk-Free Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients 4 oz dairy-free margarine 4 oz dairy-free cream cheese alternative 2 cups powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla RELATED CONTENT: Allergy-friendly carrot cake made without milk, egg, peanut,...

Creative Ways to Celebrate Easter With Food Allergies

Community egg hunts, gatherings with family and friends, and faith-based services can be a big part of Easter celebrations. Because of continued pandemic restrictions, you may still be celebrating virtually or at home with the immediate members of your household to avoid spreading the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 . Easter can still be fun and safe for kids with food allergies with some creativity. Here are some ideas to help you make the holiday memorable for your family.

Almond Allergy Alert - Hu Chocolate Covered Hunks - Sour Goldenberries

Hu Products Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Single Lot of 4 oz. Chocolate Covered Hunks - Sour Goldenberries Product Due to Undeclared Almonds For Immediate Release March 6, 2021 Contact Hu Products 888-389-2224 Company Announcement Hu Products announced today a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States of a single production lot of the Hu Chocolate Covered Hunks - Sour Goldenberries Product (4 oz. bag) because some packages may contain undeclared almonds that were...

Milk Allergy Alert - Wilton Brands Sprinkle Products

Wilton Brands Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in 7 Sprinkle Products For Immediate Release March 03, 2021 Contact Consumer Care Hotline 1-800-794-5866 Company Announcement Wilton Brands of Naperville, Illinois announced today a voluntary national recall of all lots of six sprinkles products and one kit containing affected sprinkles, because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious...

What to Do If You Can’t Afford Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

The manufacturers of epinephrine auto-injectors have extended their U.S. savings card programs through 2018. Epinephrine is the only treatment for a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis (anna-fih-LACK-sis). It is only available through a prescription by your doctor. Each prescription comes with two auto-injectors in a set. People with food allergies need two of these auto-injectors with them at all times.

Advocacy Update: Congress Reintroduces Bill on Sesame Labeling and Food Allergy Research

Update: Congress passes the FASTER ACT! On April 14, 2021, Congress passed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2021, also called the FASTER Act (H.R.1202/S.578). This bill expands the definition of major allergens to include sesame and requires analysis of food allergy research. Thank you to all of the food allergy advocates who made this bill passage happen. More than 3,000 members of the AAFA community contacted Congress this year in support of the FASTER...

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