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Food Allergy Updates from Medical Advisory Team

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.

Milk Allergy Alert - P.F. Changs Home Menu Chicken Fried Rice

Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Chicken Pad Thai and Chicken Fried Rice Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 049-2019 Health Risk: High Date: May 4, 2019 Congressional and Public Affairs Felicia Thompson (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, May 4, 2019 – Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,094,186 pounds of frozen entrees due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of...

Tree Nut (Hazelnuts) Allergy Alert - Moonstruck Sea Salt Caramels

Moonstruck Chocolate Co. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Hazelnuts In 4 Oz. Sea Salt Caramels Tumbled In Milk Chocolate For Immediate Release December 11, 2018 Contact Consumers Moonstruck Chocolate Company 1-800-557-6666 Media Joanna Hartvickson 503-943-2883 Announcement Moonstruck Chocolate Company of Portland, Oregon is recalling 600/4 oz. bags of Sea Salt Caramels Tumbled In Milk Chocolate, because it may contain undeclared hazelnuts. People who...

Q&A: What Does Omalizumab Mean for Oral Immunotherapy Treatment for Multiple Food Allergies?

Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a proposed method to treat food allergy. It is currently in late-stage clinical trials (peanut specifically). It is expected to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) soon. There have been many clinical trials for specific food OIT alone and with medicines, such as omalizumab, as reported in this study.

Milk Allergy Alert - Madhava MMM... Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

MADHAVA Natural Sweeteners Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in its 13.8 oz. MMM... Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix For Immediate Release August 11, 2017 Contact Consumers Madhava 1-800-530-2900 Announcement Madhava Natural Sweeteners of LONGMONT, CO is recalling its 13.8 oz. box of MMM... Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix because it may contain 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 this...

Peanut Allergy Prevention: New Guidelines for Early Introduction

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...

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