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.
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...
Do you want to eat healthier and have more time in your day? We have two words to help you as you care for your family with food allergies: menu planning! Menu planning can help you keep your 2017 resolutions to get organized and eat healthily. Some families with multiple food allergies wind up cooking separate meals each night. This can be overwhelming. Instead, try to find foods and preferences everyone has in common. Aim to prepare food for everyone so you don’t have to cook multiple...
If you suspect your child had an allergic reaction to a mislabeled food, you can report it. By doing so, you can help play an important role in public health.
The only way to prevent allergic reactions is to avoid the foods you (or your child) are allergic to. It is important to know how to identify those foods, as well as to understand how foods are labeled in the U.S. Allergen Avoidance Lists The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food allergen label law requires foods to state if they contain a top 8 food allergen (milk, egg, peanut, tree nut, wheat, soy, fish, crustacean shellfish). Foods that contain these allergens must say so in plain...
Avoiding milk does not mean you need to skip recipes that call for buttermilk. Nutrimom® - Food Allergy Liason shows us how easy it is to make from any safe milk alternative.
Spooky Halloween snacks are a fun way to celebrate with family and friends. Enjoy some allergy-friendly treats before trick-or-treating or take some to a party with friends. These are some of our favorites.
The scary part of Halloween should be witches and ghosts, not the candy. If you are looking for allergy-friendly treats to hand out, or for the "switch witch" to leave for your little goblin, here is our list of some top-8 free Halloween candy ideas.
Attention, bakers, creators and dessert lovers! We’d like you to share your best, original allergy-friendly dessert recipes with the Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) community. Your recipe could be included in an upcoming KFA recipe e-book, Safe Eats® Desserts . You’ll also have a chance to win prizes and the acclaim of your friends and family! In partnership with So Delicious® Dairy Free , KFA is looking for the best vegan*, peanut and tree nut free desserts to share with our community.
Kids With Food Allergies is always on the lookout for #NewFoodFinds. Check out these options we've spotted free that are from the top-8 allergens.
Snyder’s of Hanover® said it has moved most of its pretzel-making to a facility free of peanuts. The company's pretzel line previously carried cross-contact warnings for peanut. Now, any snack made in the peanut-free plant will show a peanut-free symbol. Some varieties already show the new allergen information and are on sale now: Pretzel Minis Pretzel Sticks Pretzel Snaps Pretzel Rods Remaining products with updated graphics will be on store shelves by the end of the year. The company will...
Kids With Food Allergies is always on the lookout for #NewFoodFinds. Check out these healthy options we spotted. Energy balls, protein bites and single ingredient pasta.
Kids With Food Allergies has been looking for gluten-free #NewFoodFinds. Here are the latest that we've found.
Wishing all of the dads raising kids with food allergies a very special day! Father's Day is about getting together as a family to celebrate all the great dads in your life. Dads raising kids with food allergies have an extra tough job and we thank them for all they do.