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Milk Allergy Alert - Lee Seed Company, Inc. Yogurt Super Soynuts

Lee Seed Company, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Yogurt Super Soynuts For Immediate Release March 31, 2016 Contact Consumers Lee Seed Company, Inc. 1-800-736-6530 Announcement Lee Seed Company, Inc. of Inwood, Iowa is recalling Yogurt Super Soynuts because the product contains undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Yogurt Super Soynuts were...

Milk Allergy Alert - Flowers Foods, Inc. Cobblestone Bread Co. Wheat English Muffins

Flowers Foods Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall on Cobblestone Bread Co. Wheat English Muffins in CT, DE, KY, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA, DC, and WV For Immediate Release March 30, 2016 Contact Consumers Flowers' Consumer Relations Center 1-866-245-8921 Media Paul Baltzer 229-227-2380 Announcement THOMASVILLE, Ga. – Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is voluntarily recalling Cobblestone Bread Co. Wheat English Muffins with the UPC # 0 72250 01316 1 and best...

Idaho Mom Gets Law Passed Allowing Pharmacists to Prescribe Epinephrine

Idaho is about to have one of the most expansive "stock epinephrine" laws in the country. It was the advocacy efforts of a determined mom and others who made it happen. The Idaho law allows pharmacists to prescribe epinephrine (as a doctor does) directly to people at risk for anaphylaxis. Pharmacists can also prescribe it to those who may care for, or have contact with, people at risk for severe reactions.

How to "Savor the Flavor" With Food Allergies

By Amanda Liptak, RD, LDN March is National Nutrition® Month 2016. This year's theme is " Savor the Flavor of Eating Right! " For those of us avoiding the top 8 food allergens, it’s a time to focus on the importance of a balanced daily diet for the entire family. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics tells us to take time to eat wholesome foods, eat mindfully and enjoy the pleasures that food brings to our lives. And yes, it i s possible for families with food allergies to get excited about...

Tree Nut (Pecan), Wheat, Soy Allergy Alert - QFC Fresh Food Market Cranberry Chicken Salad

QFC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Wheat, and Soy in Cranberry Chicken Salad For Immediate Release March 28, 2016 Contact Consumers QFC 1-800-576-4377 Media Zach Stratton 971-258-1193 Melinda Merrill 503-708-8890 Announcement Bellevue, March 26, 2016 – Yesterday, QFC said it had recalled its Fresh Food Market Cranberry Chicken Salad that is sold in QFC stores, located in Oregon and Washington. The product may be mislabeled and may contain pecans, wheat, and soy not listed on the...

Milk Allergy Alert - Trader Joe's Chocolate Orange and Raspberry Sticks

Trader Joe's Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Chocolate Orange Sticks and Chocolate Raspberry Sticks For Immediate Release March 25, 2016 Contact Consumers Trader Joe's Customer Relations (626) 599- 3817 Media Alison Mochizuki amochizuki@traderjoes.com (626) 599-3779 Announcement Trader Joe's of Monrovia, California is voluntarily recalling all codes of Trader Joe's Chocolate Orange Sticks (UPC 00847162) and Trader Joe's Chocolate Raspberry Sticks (UPC 00847122) because...

Asthma and Allergy Survey: Students Need Your Feedback for Special AAFA and KFA Survey

Our names are Sahil Ahuja, Lauren Perry, Aymen Saleem, and Mathangi Sridharan, and we are students at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. We are completing a project to evaluate the communication channels of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Kids With Food Allergies . Here is a survey that will assist us in our communications audit. The goal of this survey is to gain insights into the opinions of AAFA’s customers--you. We would greatly appreciate your...

Sulfite Allergy Alert - AA USA Trading Dried Ginger Slice

AA USA Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in AA Brand Dried Ginger Slice For Immediate Release March 23, 2016 Contact Consumers Mei Zhang 732-651-9948 Announcement AA USA Trading Inc. of South River, NJ is recalling ginger slice products packaged under the AA brand in 8-ounce plastic bags, because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume...

Tips for Healthier, Allergy-Friendly Eating On the Go

“Savor The Flavor Of Eating Right” is the theme for National Nutrition® Month 2016 . The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics uses March to promote healthier eating, both at home and away from home. Here are some tips for nutritious meals and snacks when you travel with children with food allergies. Plan Ahead to Make Travel More Tolerable and Less Worrisome You probably look forward to getting away from the daily grind just as much as your children. But all parents dread hearing “Are we there...

Egg Allergy Alert - Freshology Chicken Salad Products

News Release Freshology, Inc. Recalls Chicken Salad Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen Class I Recall 025-2016 Health Risk: High Mar 22, 2016 Congressional and Public Affairs Sarah Lichtman (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, March 22, 2016 – Freshology, Inc., a Burbank, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 111 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...

AllergyEats Releases 2016 Top 10 List of Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

Earlier this month, AllergyEats announced its annual top 10 list of the most allergy-friendly restaurant chains. Diners rating restaurants on AllergyEats gave a thumbs up to Rainforest Café for the first time ever. The list is divided by large and small chains. Rainforest Café is number one on the list of small restaurant chains. The ratings are based solely on a restaurant's ability to accommodate food allergies. The website and mobile app is run by Paul Antico, a father of children with...

Soy Allergy Alert - NOW Health Group Dietary Supplements

NOW Health Group, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Six Dietary Supplements Due to Mislabeling For Immediate Release March 18, 2016 Contact Consumers NOW Customer Service 888-NOW-FOODS (888-669-3663) Media Alana Horinko Alana.Horinko@nowfoods.com 630-545-9098 Announcement Bloomingdale, Ill. – NOW Health Group, Inc. is voluntarily recalling limited quantities of six dietary supplements that are mislabeled due to a printing error from the label supplier. The recall affects...

New Food Finds: Dairy-Free Highlights for 2016

Kids With Food Allergies sent a team to check out all the #NewFoodFinds revealed at the annual Natural Products Expo West. Below are the highlights of the new dairy-free foods we found: Pascha Chocolates Organic Rice Milk Chocolate - white chocolate baking chips is one of several new foods from Pascha. These are free of the top-8 allergens. This is big. White rice milk chocolate chips. #newfoodfind #expowest @paschachocolate #dairyfree #soyfree #vegan #nutfree #peanutfree #glutenfree...

Experts Consider Changes to Infant Feeding Guidelines to Prevent Food Allergies

Have your say in the future of food allergy recommendations! The National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is seeking public comment on changes to guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food allergy. Federal health officials want to know what you think about three recommendations regarding the early introduction of peanuts to babies: High-risk infants begin eating peanut-containing food as early as 4-6 months. Infants are considered at risk if they have severe...

How to Make Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Easter Bunnies

Easter is coming! It’s time to decide what the Easter Bunny will bring your little ones! Of course, we all know that as parents of children with food allergies, this is no easy feat, what with all the allergen warnings on those darn bunnies. Depending on the allergies you manage, it can be next to impossible to find safe chocolate at your local store. There are plenty of wonderful companies that sell allergy-friendly chocolate online. When you spend your money there, you are supporting some...

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