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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...

Soy Allergy Alert - Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor

The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor Due to Undeclared Soy Issue For Immediate Release March 01, 2021 Contact Quaker Consumer Relations 1-800-367-6287 Company Announcement The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today issued a voluntary recall for 3.03 oz. bags of Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor because they may contain undeclared soy ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the...

AAFA Releases the 2021 Allergy Capitals™ Report

Many children with food allergies have other allergic diseases – like asthma, eczema, and nasal allergies (allergic rhinitis) . If your child sniffles and sneezes more with the changing seasons, pollen allergies could be the cause. Allergic sensitivity to airborne pollen from trees, grasses, or weeds can cause allergy symptoms. The reason many children have related allergic conditions is because of the "allergic march" or “atopic march . ” It often starts with dry skin, which may lead to...

Data Shows Early Introduction Has Led to a Decrease in Peanut Allergy

According to new research scheduled for presentation during the 2021 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Virtual Annual Meeting, despite finding that peanut allergy prevalence is still high among those with early introduction to peanut, the study authors did discover that early introduction led to a 16% decrease in peanut allergy.

Confronting Hunger and the Racial Food Allergy Divide

The best way to prevent food allergy reactions is to stay away from known allergens. This may sound simple. But it is much more complicated than that. You have to know how to identify foods your child is allergic to and understand how foods are labeled . This means if your child has food allergies, you have to be sure they eat safe foods and other caregivers know how to manage their food allergy. Because of this, the foods you have access to may be limited. For some families managing food...

Tree Nut (Pecans) Allergy Alert - Market District Gourmet Pretzel Platters and Gourmet Pretzel Bags

Market District Voluntarily Recalls Gourmet Chocolate Covered Pretzels Due to Undeclared Pecan Allergen Impacted Items Sold at Three Market District Locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio For Immediate Release February 19, 2021 Contacts Consumers: Giant Eagle Customer Care 1-800-553-2324 Media: Jannah Jablonowski 412-967-4551 Announcement Giant Eagle, Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall of Market District Gourmet Pretzel Platters and Gourmet Pretzel Bags due to...

Fish (Anchovies) Allergy Alert - Brite Harbor Caesar Dressing and Dip

Litehouse Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Anchovies in Product For Immediate Release February 15, 2021 Contacts Consumers Litehouse Customer Service 1-800.578.1652 Media Chris Blanford 208.874.9490 Announcement Litehouse Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its Brite Harbor Caesar Dressing & Dip 1.5 oz pillows because it may contain undeclared anchovies. The Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall which is...

Fish (Anchovies) Allergy Alert - Kowalski's Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Russ Davis Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish (Anchovies) in Kowalski’s Buffalo Cauliflower Bites For Immediate Release February 15, 2021 Contacts Consumers: Customer Service 1-877-433-2173 Announcement Russ Davis Wholesale of Wadena, Minnesota is voluntarily recalling Kowalski’s brand Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Kowalski’s Steakhouse Blue Dressing because the Blue Cheese Dressing contains undeclared fish (anchovies). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish...

Kids With Food Allergies
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