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Milk Allergy Alert: Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips Distributed in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia

Frito-Lay Issues Limited Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Milk in Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips Distributed in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Frito-Lay today issued a voluntary recall of a limited number – 31 bags – of 7 3/4 oz. Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips as they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. The recall is the result of an investigation following a consumer contact. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or...

Study Shows Children Who Took PALFORZIA® Peanut Allergy Treatment Daily for Two Years Could Tolerate Higher Doses of Peanut

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc., a Nestlé Health Science company developing and commercializing pharmaceutical therapies to prevent, manage, and treat food and metabolic-related diseases, today announced the publication of a longitudinal analysis that explored the safety, efficacy and food allergy-related quality of life of long-term treatment with PALFORZIA® [Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Allergen Powder-dnfp, previously known as investigational agent AR101] in patients with peanut allergy.

Milk Allergy Alert: Nature's Sunshine "Love & Peas" Meal Replacement Shake

Nature’s Sunshine of Lehi, Utah is announcing that it initiated a voluntarily recall of certain lots of its Love & Peas product in April 2021 after being notified by an ingredient supplier that an ingredient used in the manufacturing of the affected product lots may contain milk. Customers with a milk allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may experience a serious allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.

Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies – Free Online Course

Was your child or a child you care for recently diagnosed with a food allergy? Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) offers a free online course, “ Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies ,” that will help you understand the basics of managing your child’s new food allergy diagnosis. You can also share this course with your child’s other caregivers, babysitters, family, and friends so they can learn about food allergies. TAKE THE COURSE NOW You can take the course at your own pace. This course has...

Fish (Anchovy) Allergy Alert: Top Notch Buffalo Flank Steak Beef Jerky Products

Top Notch Jerky LLC., a Sugar City, Idaho establishment, is recalling approximately 107 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef jerky due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains anchovies, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Facing Adulthood With Food Allergy: the Impact on Teens and Young Adults and Their Parents

Even if a child with a food allergy has had it all their life, each growth stage comes with its own concerns and challenges. In the “Spotlight: Transition to Adulthood,” we found that the period when a child moves into adulthood comes with a greater risk when food allergies are involved. It also causes a lot of anxiety for their parents.

Milk, Coconut Allergy Allert: Green Dining Table Frozen Pork Dumplings

Green Dining Table, Inc., an Alhambra, CA establishment, is recalling approximately 183,330 pounds of frozen pork dumplings due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk and coconut, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

Preparing for a New School Year When Your Child Has Food Allergies

When your child has food allergies, preparing for a new school year takes extra work and planning. But prepping in advance can go a long way toward helping your child and their school staff prevent food allergy reactions and have a great school year. Use these tips to get ready for the new school year before it starts. Communicate with the school about your child’s food allergies. Start as early as possible – over the spring or summer before the next school year. It’s a good idea to contact...

Oral Food Challenges: the Gold Standard for Food Allergy Diagnosis

Has your allergist suggested an oral food challenge ? The thought of feeding your child a food they may be allergic to can be scary. But an oral food challenge is the best way to confirm a food allergy diagnosis. And it can have benefits – whether you get the results you are hoping for or not. What Is an Oral Food Challenge? Simply put, an oral food challenge is where your allergist feeds your child a food to see if they have an allergic reaction. Oral food challenges are the gold standard...

AAFA’s Ask the Allergist: Do High IgE Levels Mean My Child Has an Allergy?

Information from AAFA’s Ask the Allergist is not a substitute for a consultation with a health care professional. Always talk with your own doctor before making changes to your or your child's asthma or allergy management plan. Q: My son has elevated IgE levels. Does that mean he has allergies? A: IgE (Immunoglobin E) are antibodies produced by the immune system. They can be high for many reasons. A common reason may include the presence of an allergic condition. Allergic conditions include...

Peanut Allergy Alert: Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

RECALL: Potential Peanut Allergen in Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups (2-Pack) For Immediate Release June 23, 2021 Contact Information Trader Joe’s Customer Relations (626) 599-3817 Company Announcement We have been alerted by our supplier of Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups (2-Pack) (SKU 68229) that product with the following date codes may contain peanut protein that could pose a risk for those with severe peanut allergies: SELL BY APR 05 2022 SELL BY APR 06 2022 SELL BY APR...

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