Facebook Live: New Food Allergy Treatments

Join Dr. Katie Freidman of Forever Freckled and Kenny Mendez, President and CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Kids With Food Allergies, a division of AAFA, for a Facebook Live discussion around what parents need to know about new treatments for kids with food allergies, in particular, peanut allergy. Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 1:30 – 2 pm ET.

Milk, Egg and Shellfish Allergy Alerts - Shirakiku Fish Cakes

Wismettac Asian Foods Recalls Fish Cakes Due to Undeclared Allergens For Immediate Release July 16, 2019 Contacts Consumers Safety Department , Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. Food Media Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. Food; 562-802-1900 Announcements Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc., Santa Fe Springs, CA is issuing a voluntary recall for eight (8) types of Shirakiku brand imported fish cake products because of the possible contamination of some allergens (Milk, Egg and Crustacean...

Wheat Allergy Alert - Northgate Market Marinated Beef and Chicken Cubes

Fieldsource Food Systems, Inc. Recalls Beef and Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class II Recall Release: 074-2019 Health Risk: Low Date: July 14, 2019 Congressional and Public Affairs Benjamin A. Bell (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, July 14, 2019 – Fieldsource Food Systems, Inc., a Brea, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,953 pounds of diced beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department...

Fish (Anchovies and Sardines) Allergy Alert - Dim Plex Omega 3 1000

DaVinci Laboratories Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish Allergen in Omega-3 1000 Product Lot 35532200 For Immediate Release July 11, 2019 Contact Consumers DaVinci Laboratories 1-800-325-1776 Announcements Out of an abundance of caution, DaVinci Laboratories, a division of FoodScience Corporation of Williston, Vermont has contacted FDA and is voluntarily recalling 256 bottles of Omega-3 1000 that may be labeled as Dim Plex. A small number of bottles may contain undeclared fish (anchovy...

Milk and Soy Allergy Alerts - Meal ® Bars in Select Flavors

PROBAR LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Soy in Select Flavors of Meal ® Bars For Immediate Release July 11, 2019 Contacts Media Natalie Terashima, Rachel Kay Public Relations 858.922.3017 Consumers 1-800-921-2294 Announcement PROBAR LLC of Salt Lake City, UT has initiated a voluntary recall of select flavors and lots of Meal® bars, including Chocolate Coconut, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Original Trail Mix, Wholeberry Blast and...

Fish Allergy Alert - PICS Soy Sauce Sold in the Northeast

Baumer Foods Inc. Issues Isolated Recall for Undeclared Allergen in Pics Soy Sauce Sold in the Northeast For Immediate Release July 11, 2019 Contacts Consumer Baumer Foods, Inc. Michelle McDaniel (504)482-5761, ext 1473 Announcement Baumer Foods, Inc. of Metairie, LA is recalling 10 oz PICS Soy Sauce , because it may contain undeclared fish . People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Responds to Premature ICER Review of New Peanut Allergy Treatments

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) addresses concerns regarding the Final Evidence Report assessing the clinical effectiveness and value of treatments for peanut allergy released by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) on July 10, 2019. ICER’s report may cause concern for the allergy community that the findings will restrict access to new treatments for peanut allergy.

Walgreens to Now Carry Kaléo AUVI-q 0.1 mg Epinephrine Auto-Injectors for Infants and Toddlers

Walgreens and kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced AUVI-q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg auto-injector is available at Walgreens locations nationwide. AUVI-q 0.1 mg is the first and only epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms). Through this collaboration, Walgreens is the first national retail pharmacy to offer the entire AUVI-Q auto-injector

New York Residents: Ask New York Governor Cuomo to Sign Elijah’s Law

Elijah’s Law, A6971B, is a bill recently passed by the New York State Assembly and Senate aimed at preventing another tragedy like Elijah's. It is now waiting to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The bill would require anaphylaxis policies for child day care centers. New York State residents can use this tool to tell New York's governor to support Elijah’s Law.

Egg Allergy Alert: Mai Cuisine Inc. Spicy Shrimp Tempura Sushi Rolls

Mai Cuisine Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg Allergen in Spicy Shrimp Tempura Sushi Rolls For Immediate Release June 17, 2019 Contacts Consumer Consumers: 215.523.5782 Announcement Mai Cuisine Inc., of Philadelphia, PA is voluntarily recalling 31 packs of Spicy Shrimp Tempura Roll and 32 packs of Spicy Shrimp Tempura Crunch Roll because it may contain undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic...

Watch for Food Allergens in Your Kid's Summertime Arts and Crafts Activities

Play-Doh® is a great way to entertain kids at home and at summer programs. But Play-Doh® and other commercial and homemade modeling doughs contain wheat, one of the top 8 foods that cause allergic reactions. You can make wheat-free play dough at home so you can make sure it doesn’t contain any of your child’s food allergens. Here are some alternative recipes for Play-Doh®.

Kids With Food Allergies
A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1235 South Clark Street Suite 305, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1-800-7-ASTHMA (1.800.727.8462)