Milk Allergy Alert - Nancy Adams Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers

Nassau Candy Distributors Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergen in Nancy Adams, Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers For Immediate Release December 04, 2019 Contacts Consumers: Nassau Candy, Maria Adames 516-433-7100 ext. 7297, ext. 6130 Company Announcement Nassau Candy Distributors of Hicksville, NY is recalling two lots of 7.5 OZ (212g) Nancy Adams, Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run...

On the Offense: NFL Player Demetrius Harris Tackles Food Allergies Both on the Field and Off

During the NFL games this week, Demetrius and other players will be wearing custom cleats designed to represent the charities they are passionate about. The cleats will be auctioned off with 100% of the money raised going to their chosen organizations. Because of his son’s allergy to peanuts, Demetrius will have Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) represented on his cleats designed by Ryan Bare SR Customs.

Studies Show Early Introduction to Allergenic Foods Prevents Food Allergies in Some High-Risk Populations

Despite overall low adherence to the early introduction regimen, early introduction to allergenic solids was found to be effective in preventing the development of food allergies in specific groups of infants; those sensitized to food at enrollment and those with eczema of increasing severity at enrollment. These results originate from “Efficacy of the EAT study amongst infants at high risk of developing food allergy,” a new paper published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Soy Allergy Alerts - Blue Grass Quality Meats Cajun Style Turkey and Pork Products

Blue Grass Quality Meats Recalls Pork and Turkey Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class II Recall Release: 118-2019 Health Risk: Low Date: Nov 29, 2019 Congressional and Public Affairs Emmanuel Olufotebi (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2019 – Blue Grass Quality Meats, an Erlanger, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 121,083 pounds of pork bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S.

Egg Allergy Alert - Whole Foods Market Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato

Allergy Alert Issued due to Undeclared Egg in Whole Foods Market Brand Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato For Immediate Release November 22, 2019 Contacts Consumers: Whole Foods Market 1-844-936-8255 Media: Betsy Harden (512) 542-3198 Betsy.Harden@wholefoods.com Announcement Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling one lot code of Whole Foods Market Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato because these product units contain egg that is not listed on the product label. People who have an...

Food Allergy Advocates Meet With Senate About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors on Planes

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation (AAFA) is working with like-minded groups and community members to find the best way to get epinephrine auto-injectors stocked on airplanes in the United States. Today, our government affairs representative, Mark Vieth, attended a Senate meeting on epinephrine auto-injectors on airplanes. This is a policy priority for AAFA and its food allergy division, Kids With Food Allergies.

Wheat Allergy Alert - Green Meadows Premium Meat Cuts Savory Chicken Boti Kebab

Creative Food Processing Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class II Recall Release: 112-2019 Health Risk: Low Date: Nov 13, 2019 Congressional and Public Affairs Buck McKay (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2019 – Creative Food Processing, a Santa Clara, Calif. establishment is recalling approximately 1,941 pounds of raw chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...

Wheat and Fish Allergy Alert - Marketside Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup

Kettle Cuisine Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish and Wheat in Marketside Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup 16oz For Immediate Release November 12, 2019 Contacts Consumers: Kettle Cuisine, Jessica Stasinos 617-409-1290 Announcement Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, MA is voluntarily recalling Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup 16oz because a limited quantity of retail pots may contain Fish and Wheat allergens not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe...

Plan Ahead to Reduce Your Holiday Stress From Food Allergies

Holidays should be a joyous time spent with friends and family. But holidays focused around food can create added stress for parents of children with food allergies. These tips will help you avoid food allergy reactions during holiday celebrations. Keep the Focus on the Holiday, Not the Food Every family celebrates holidays in their own unique way – often filled with special foods and traditions. Find ways to focus on the holiday and the time together. This could mean making new traditions.

Pollen Immunotherapy May Relieve Oral Allergy Syndrome Symptoms in Children

We know that children with pollen food allergy syndrome (PFAS) also suffer from seasonal allergies. A new study being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting in Houston shows that allergy shots (subcutaneous immunotherapy) can be effective in reducing PFAS symptoms for pediatric patients.

New Studies on the Role of Oral Food Challenges in Food Allergy Diagnosis and Eczema

Oral food challenges (OFCs) are the gold standard for allergists when diagnosing a food allergy. The person being tested is given a very small dose of the food by mouth under the supervision of a board-certified allergist to test for a severe reaction. Two medically challenging cases being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting in Houston contain new information on the benefits of OFCs when diagnosing food allergies.

AAFA and KFA Talk About Preventing Food Allergies With Pediatricians

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) recently exhibited at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) conference. We learned the latest news in pediatrics and food allergies. We also spoke with doctors about the food allergy and asthma programs and services we offer. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of AAFA.

17% of Children With Food Allergies May Have a Sesame Allergy

Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have found that sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population. In addition, the scientists have found that sesame antibody testing—whose utility has been controversial—accurately predicts whether a child with food allergy is allergic to sesame. The research was published on Oct. 28 in the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology.

Sesame Seed Allergy Alert - New York Style Sausage Co. Pork Products

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Pork Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen For Immediate Release November 2, 2019 Congressional and Public Affairs Veronika Pfaeffle (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov Announcement WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because New York Style Sausage Co., a Sunnyvale, Calif. establishment, sold 77 pounds of raw pork sausage products that...

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