Food Allergy Updates from Medical Advisory Team

New Guidelines for Early Introduction of Peanut

For years, guidelines told us that parents and pediatricians should delay giving peanut-containing foods to children until after age three. However, all of our best evidence now shows that early introduction of peanut-containing foods is associated with less peanut allergy.

Milk and Fish (Anchovies) Allergy Alerts - Taylor Farms Northwest, LLC in Meatloaf Products

Taylor Farms Northwest, LLC Recalls Meatloaf Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 116-2016 Health Risk: High Date: Dec 8, 2016 Distribution List PDF Congressional and Public Affairs Nina Anand (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2016 – Taylor Farms Northwest, LLC, a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 79 pounds of meatloaf products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...

Fish and Milk Allergy Alerts - Handy Seafood in Whole Foods Blue Crab Mini Crab Cakes

Handy Seafood Recall: Product Label Missing Milk and Fish Allergen Advisory in Whole Foods Blue Crab Mini Crab Cakes For Immediate Release November 23, 2016 Contact Consumers Brendan Sweeny 410-912-2000\ Media Todd Conway 410-912-2000 Announcement Salisbury, Maryland - Handy Seafood Incorporated (“Handy”) is voluntarily recalling approximately 71 cases of Blue Crab Mini Crab Cakes, as identified on Attachment A. The voluntary recall is limited to this product which was distributed to Whole...

Wheat, Soy, Milk, And Egg Allergy Alerts - Crescent Vending Products

Crescent Vending Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared (Wheat, Soy, Milk, And Egg) in Product For Immediate Release November 5, 2016 Contact Consumers 215-887-2213 Announcement Crescent Vending Company of Oreland, PA is recalling because they may contain an undeclared specific type of allergen because they may contain an undeclared specific type of allergen. Product Allergens Good Thru Dates Bagel and Cream Cheese Wheat, Soy, Milk 10/28/2016 thru 11/10/2016 Raisin Bagel and Cream Cheese...

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 2016. 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.