Food Allergy News and Research

Milk Allergy Alert: RI Wang Foods Group Chinese Brand Sausage Products

America New York RI Wang Food Group Recalls Sausage Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen Class I Recall 101-2017 Health Risk: High Sep 15, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Felicia Thompson (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2017 – America New York RI Wang Food Group, a Maspeth, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 53,973 pounds of Heat Treated but Not Fully Cooked-Not Shelf Stable pork sausage products due to misbranding and...

FDA Acknowledges Study on Early Introduction of Peanut for Allergy Prevention

After conducting a systematic review of the available scientific evidence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined that it intends to exercise enforcement discretion for the use of a qualified health claim for infants with severe eczema and/or egg allergy characterizing the relationship between the consumption of foods containing ground peanuts beginning between 4 and 10 months of age and a reduced risk of developing peanut allergy by 5 years of age.

Kaléo Donates AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-injectors to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

[Press Release] Kaléo Donates Thousands of AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) and EVZIO® (naloxone HCl injection) Auto-injectors to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced a donation of 20,000 AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-injectors and 5,000 EVZIO® (naloxone HCl injection) Auto-injectors to medical aid organization Direct Relief in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in...

Kaléo Announces AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) Charitable Donation Program for All Public Elementary Schools in the United States

Kids With Food Allergies is sharing this press release from Kaléo to bring you the latest research and news quickly. [Press Release] Kaléo Announces AUVI-Q ® (epinephrine injection, USP) Charitable Donation Program for All Public Elementary Schools in the United States -- More than 67,000 Schools Eligible for the “Q Your School TM ” Program -- Richmond, VA (August 7, 2017) Kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced a new charitable product donation program, offering...

FDA Will Review New AUVI-Q Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and Small Children

Kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review of its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AUVI-Q 0.1 mg, the first known epinephrine auto-injector specifically designed for the treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in infants and small children weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds.

Half of Kids Who Needed Epinephrine Didn’t Get It Before Trip to the Emergency Room

[PRESS RELEASE] Study shows parents, guardians and emergency responders failed to give epinephrine at home. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (July 12, 2017 – 12:01 am ET) – Anyone suffering a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) should receive epinephrine as quickly as possible. A new study showed that even kids who were prescribed an epinephrine auto injector didn’t receive the life-saving medication when they needed it. The study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology , the scientific...

Adamis Pharmaceuticals' Epinephrine Pre-Filled Syringe Receives FDA Approval

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has approved Adamis’ EPINEPHRINE INJECTION, USP, 1:1000 (0.3 mg Pre-filled single dose syringe) (“PFS”) for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (Type I) including anaphylaxis. The FDA has also approved the PFS trade name of Symjepi™.

Kmart® Pharmacy Lowers Cost of Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector Pens

[Press Release] Kmart® Pharmacy Lowers Cost of Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector Pens SOURCE Kmart $0 Copays Attainable for Commercially Insured Patients HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. , April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the massive increase in the cost of epinephrine auto-injector pens, Kmart Pharmacy lowered the cost of the generic version of Adrenaclick (epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector) as low as $0 for commercially insured patients* and $199.99 for cash paying patients per...

Aimmune Therapeutics Reports Positive Results From Peanut Immunotherapy Studies

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:AIMT), a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for life-threatening food allergies, announced clinical data presented today at the 2017 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The presentations included Phase 3 screening data and Phase 2 adherence data from Aimmune’s AR101 program. AR101 is Aimmune’s investigational biologic oral immunotherapy for desensitization of patients with peanut allergy.

New Allergy and Anaphylaxis Action Plan

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reaffirmed epinephrine as the first choice to treat severe allergic reactions. And to make certain parents, caregivers and others are ready to treat anaphylaxis, the AAP released its own version of a food allergy action plan . 1 Download PDF The recommendations were released in the February 13 edition of the journal Pediatrics . 2 The report stresses that it is better to use epinephrine early, even if parents are not 100% sure that the symptoms are...

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