Food, Nutrition, Recipes

2017 Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy Guide

The scary part of Halloween should be witches and ghosts, not the candy. Some families choose to #KeepItTeal and only have non-food treats. But if you are looking for allergy-friendly treats to hand out, or for the "switch witch" to leave for your little goblin, here are some top-8 free Halloween candy ideas. These candies are free of peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish.

New Food Finds: Dairy-Free Cheese and Yogurt Alternatives Coming in 2017

Kids With Food Allergies sent a team to check out all the #NewFoodFinds revealed at the 2017 Natural Products Expo West. We shared our findings via Instagram . If you are an Instagram user, click on the on the products below to add your comments and questions (we've tagged the food makers on our posts). Dairy-free cheeses coming out in 2017: Daiya is adding to or updating its dairy-free cheese line - look for American Style Slices, Mozzarella Style Shreds, and Cheddar Style Deluxe Cheeze...

Did you or someone you know eat Quorn and get sick?

File an adverse reaction report here . We’re sharing information from The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). They are collecting reports from people who have gotten sick after eating Quorn. Quorn is a brand name of meat substitutes. It is made from a fungus that is grown in a vat (like bacteria) rather than taken from the ground, like a mushroom. Some people reported allergic reactions after eating Quorn, including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and occasionally hives or...

Updated for 2017! Allergy-Friendly Easter Candy Guide

Surprising their children with candy-filled Easter baskets is a cherished tradition for many families. Finding candy that is safe for kids with food allergies can be challenging, but there are many allergy-friendly options. Updated for 2017, the Kids With Food Allergies’ Easter candy guide is filled with food allergy-friendly sweets. Even favorites such as chocolate bunnies and jelly beans are included. Please remember to read all labels and make sure the product is right for your family. Of...

New Food Finds: Dairy-Free Milk Alternatives Coming in 2017

Kids With Food Allergies sent a team to check out all the #NewFoodFinds revealed at the 2017 Natural Products Expo West. We shared our findings via Instagram . If you are an Instagram user, click on the on the products below to add your comments and questions (we've tagged the food makers on our posts). Here are new dairy-free milk alternatives coming out this year: Ripple expands their product line of pea-based milk to shelf-stable, 8-ounce kid-friendly packages that will be available at...

Tell the FDA to List Sesame as a Major Food Allergen on Food Labels

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is standing up for people allergic to sesame. We joined with a consumer advocacy group to ask the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to add sesame to the list of ingredients that must be disclosed on food labels. Currently, only eight allergens - milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soy - are listed on food labels . Allergens not on that list - such as sesame – are sometimes called non top-8 allergens. AAFA and the...

Updated: I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter Products Linked to E. coli Infection

CDC, FDA, and several states are investigating an outbreak of 12 illnesses of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7 reported from several states. Epidemiologic information collected to date indicates that I. M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter products might be contaminated with this harmful bacteria and are a likely source of this outbreak. CDC recommends that people not eat or serve these products.

AllergyEats Releases Annual Top 10 List of Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

In-N-Out Burger Joins AllergyEats' Annual Top 10 List of Best Restaurants for People With Food Allergies In-N-Out Burger is the first fast-food restaurant to make the annual top 10 list from AllergyEats, an allergy-friendly dining guide. AllergyEats released its 2017 restaurant list this week. There is another newcomer to the list - a small chain called the Flatbread Company. On AllergyEats, diners can base their ratings on a restaurant's ability to accommodate food allergies. The website...

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