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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: The president has signed the FASTER ACT! On April 23, 2021, President Biden signed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2021, also called the FASTER Act (H.R.1202/S.578), into law. This bill expands the definition of major allergens to include sesame and requires analysis of food allergy research. This is a huge advocacy milestone for people with food allergies. Thank you for helping us advocate for this bill. On Feb. 22, 2021, the House representatives...

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...

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