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Re: Eczema Could Play Key Role in Triggering Food Allergy

cheymom ·
Welcome Ella! We are glad you joined us! Are you dealing with eczema? I invite you to join us in our Asthma, Eczema & Gerd forum. http://community.kidswithfooda...m/asthma_eczema_gerd
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Re: Marshmallow Pops

Natsmom ·
not seeing a recipe on my page - is this marshmellows dipped in EL chocolate and rolled in sprinkles? Love the idea! What sprinkles are safe for M,E,P set? We don't do a lot w/sprinkles
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Re: Z and her pumpkin

Marsha Alexander ·
Please remove my name from the alerts list. Reason being, there are just too many emails coming into my box. Thank you. M. Alex, RN, BSN, MS PHES Nurse malexander@phr6.com<mailto:malexander@phr6.com> 311 W McCurry Pleasant Hope, MO 65725 (417)267-2277 ext. 2203
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Do Peanut-Free Schools Reduce the Risk of Severe Reactions?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dr. David Stukus, pediatric asthma and allergy specialist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and member of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s Medical Scientific Council, recently wrote an editorial on the findings of the study, Impact of school peanut-free policies on epinephrine administration. This is a summary of his article. Read his full editorial for more information.
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Donate Allergy-Friendly Food to Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Many of our members in Houston, and the surrounding areas of Texas and into Louisiana, continue to be affected by Hurricane Harvey and the ensuing flooding. If you are in the affected area and want to help, we have listed the name of an agency who is accepting allergy-friendly food donations, with delivery instructions so the food can make it safely to those who need it.
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Egg Allergy Alert: Fusia Chicken Lo Mein, Bremer 3 Cheese Chicken, Bremer Garlic Shrimp

KFA News Team ·
Gourmet Express LLC. Voluntarily Recalls 32 Ounce Packages of "Fusia Chicken Lo Mein" and 21 Ounce Packages Of “Bremer 3 Cheese Chicken” and “Bremer Garlic Shrimp" Due to Possible Undeclared Eggs Contact: Consumer: 877-599-9330...
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Egg Allergy Alert - QQ Fish Fish Ball Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
Great One Trading Inc. Issues Expanding Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg In Fishball Products For Immediate Release Contacts Consumers 718- 788-6618 Greatoneusa@gmail.com Announcement Affected States: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut Great One Trading Inc issues food recall on undeclared egg in the following products. Brand: QQ Fish Product Name: Mushroom Fish Ball Size: 200 g UPC: 8886325910123 Code: Exp : 01/19/2020 Brand: QQ Fish Product Name: Tofu Style Fried Fish Cake Size:...
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Egg Allergy Alert - QQ Fish Fish Cakes

KFA Food Alerts ·
Great One Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Fish Cakes For Immediate Release August 23, 2019 Contacts Consumers 718- 788-6618 Greatoneusa@gmail.com Announcement Affected States: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut Great One Trading Inc issues food recall on undeclared egg in the following products. QQ Fish Mushroom Fish Ball 200g 8 886325 910123 Exp : 01/19/2020 QQ Fish Tofu Style Fried Fish Cake 200 g 8 886325 910116 Exp : 01/19/2020 Great One Trading Inc. is...
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Egg, Milk, Soy, and Wheat Allergy Alert - Nestle Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites

KFA Food Alerts ·
Nestle USA Initiates Voluntary Recall of Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites Due to Undeclared Allergens For Immediate Release November 10, 2017 Contact Consumers Nestle Consumer Engagement Services nestleproductinquiry@casupport.com Media Roz O’Hearn roz.ohearn@us.nestle.com (440) 264-5170 Announcement Nestlé USA has initiated a recall of Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product was donated to a charitable organization in...
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Egg Allergy Alert: Cake Decors Pastillage (Gumpaste) Flowers

KFA News Team ·
Sugar Flowers Plus Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg White in Cake Decors Pastillage (gumpaste) Flowers Contact: Consumer: 1-800-972-2935 sugarflowersplus@gmail.comFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2012 - Sugar Flowers Plus Inc of...
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Epinephrine Auto-Injectors for Infants and Toddlers to Be Available May 1

KFA News Team ·
Kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced that AUVI-q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg will be available nationwide by prescription beginning May 1, 2018. AUVI-q 0.1 mg is indicated for the treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, in infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms).
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FDA Will Review New AUVI-Q Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and Small Children

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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.
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First Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and Small Children Will Be Available in 2018

Kids With Food Allergies ·
kaléo today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg, the first and only epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) specifically designed for the treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, in infants and small children weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms) who are at risk for or have a history of serious allergic reactions.
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Fish (Anchovies and Sardines) Allergy Alert - Dim Plex Omega 3 1000

KFA Food Alerts ·
DaVinci Laboratories Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish Allergen in Omega-3 1000 Product Lot 35532200 For Immediate Release July 11, 2019 Contact Consumers DaVinci Laboratories 1-800-325-1776 Announcements Out of an abundance of caution, DaVinci Laboratories, a division of FoodScience Corporation of Williston, Vermont has contacted FDA and is voluntarily recalling 256 bottles of Omega-3 1000 that may be labeled as Dim Plex. A small number of bottles may contain undeclared fish (anchovy...
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Flying with Food Allergies (Free Webinar)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
If the thought of flying with a child with food allergy causes you worry, please register for this free meeting. The speakers are Dr. Matthew Greenhawt, a pediatric allergist, and attorney Laurel Francoeur. Dr. Greenhawt will review the medical issues...
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Easy Decorations for Allergy-Friendly Cakes

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Amazing Decorations for Cakes posted by Melanie Carver Now that you've baked a safe cake and frosted it, how can you decorate it to impress the birthday child? Even though you may be restricted by food allergies, the possibilities can be...
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Birthday Cake Ideas for Kids on Limited Diets Due to Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Cakes for Kids on Restricted Diets by Melanie Carver When a child is first diagnosed with food allergies to ingredients such as milk, egg, and wheat, parents may worry that a birthday cake will be impossible to make.  Although there are...
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Bullying of Children with Food Allergies - How You Can Help

KFA Medical Advisors ·
Bullying of Children with Food Allergies - How You Can Help   by Karen Stickler , PsyD, MA   If nearly 35 percent of children aged 5 and older with food allergies are bullied [1] , how can we prepare our children and keep them safe?   Bullying is common among children with food allergies, and is associated with lower quality of life and distress in children and their parents. Bullying victims can be at increased risk for suicide. In addition, bullying of children with food...
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Coping with Food Allergy Anxiety: Back to School and More (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a webinar on August 11, 2015 on Coping With Food Allergy Anxiety: Back to School and More. Dr. Gianine D. Rosenblum is a New Jersey psychologist in private practice and a parent to a child with food...
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CVS Health Announces Low Priced Generic Epinephrine Auto-Injector

KFA News Team ·
[PRESS RELEASE] CVS Health Offers Patients Lowest Cash Price in the Market for Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector to Treat Allergic Reactions Generic epinephrine auto-injector from Impax Laboratories available at CVS Pharmacy at cash price 80% lower than EpiPen® WOONSOCKET, R.I, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that a low-cost epinephrine auto-injector option, the authorized generic for Adrenaclick® manufactured by Impax Laboratories (IPXL), is available...
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Friends Can Help Keep Your Child With Food Allergies Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The school year is well underway. That often means making new friends and reconnecting with old ones. Existing friendships can also change over time. Friends who understand your child's food allergies can be an important part of their safety net. Children, especially adolescents and young adults, with supportive friends are less likely to take part in food allergy-related risky behaviors. Learn how you can help foster those friendships.
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Health Risk Alert - The Soynut Butter Co Recalls All I.M. Healthy Soynut Butters and I.M. Healthy Granola

KFA Food Alerts ·
The Soynut Butter Co Expands Recall to All I.M. Healthy Soynut Butters And I.M. Healthy Granola Because of Possible Health Risk For Immediate Release March 7, 2017 Contact Consumers 1-800-288-1012 Media SoyNut Butter Co. 1-800-288-1012 Announcement The SoyNut Butter Co. of Glenview, IL is recalling all varieties of I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butters and all varieties of I.M. Healthy Granola products because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli...
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How to Make Your Own Allergy-Friendly Seed Butter to Replace Peanut Butter

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Peanut-Free, Soy-Free, Non-Nut Butters by Melanie Carver If your child has a peanut and soy allergy, it can be difficult to find a safe replacement for peanut butter in your local grocery store.  Some of the commercially-available options may...
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How to Talk to Your Child About Food Allergy Bullying

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Food Allergy Bullying Is No Laughing Matter In Pittsburgh, a high schooler had to be treated for anaphylaxis after three classmates brought in pineapple, to which she is highly allergic. One of the classmates rubbed the pineapple on her hands and gave the girl a high five. In another story, a 13-year-old boy with a milk allergy died from anaphylaxis after one of his classmates flicked cheese into his mouth. These stories may have made headlines, but countless instances of food allergy...
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AAFA Brings Patient Voice to FDA Committee Review on Palforzia, Oral Immunotherapy Treatment for Peanut Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
On Sept. 13, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Allergenic Products Advisory Committee recommended the approval of Aimmune Therapeutics’ peanut treatment, Palforzia. If approved, Palforzia would be ground-breaking for the future of food allergy treatments. What Is Palforzia? Palforzia, also known as AR101, is a type of oral immunotherapy (OIT) for peanut allergy. If approved, it would be the first FDA-approved treatment for peanut allergy. Currently, some allergists already...
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Food Allergy Research Review, April-June 2017

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies will recap some of the top research in food allergies every three months. Here is a look at studies reported between April and June 2017. Read about how environment can trigger eosinophilic esophagitis, how many kids are taking life-saving medicines to camp and more.
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Food Allergy Research Roundup 2017 Quarter 1

KFA News Team ·
Kids With Food Allergies will recap some of the top research in food allergies every three months. Here is a look at studies reported between January and March. Read about teens and food allergy, peanut allergy, secondhand smoke and more.
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Three-Injection Immunotherapy for Grass Pollen Well Tolerated in Teens

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Three ultrasound guided lymph node injections safe in teens   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – Researchers have new evidence that grass-pollen allergies can be safely treated using American extracts injected into a lymph node...
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Tips to Safely Celebrate Halloween at Home and at School (New Handout)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Halloween can be a fun and exciting holiday for children, but it is not without risk for those with food allergies. Families raising children with food allergies need to take extra precautions in order to keep their children safe....
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Tips to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving with Food Allergies (New Handout)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Thanksgiving is an important time to connect with friends and family and to reflect on all you   have to be thankful for.  Y ou will need to plan in advance to ensure everyone is safe since the   holiday itself centers on the...
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Tree Nut (Almonds) and Soy Allergy Alerts - Truly Good Foods South of the Border Mix

KFA Food Alerts ·
Tropical Nut and Fruit Co. Issues Allergy Alert of Undeclared Soy and Tree Nut (Almonds) on Their Truly Good Foods South of the Border Mix For Immediate Release December 06, 2019 Contacts Consumers: (980) 221-4356 pchrisco@tropicalfoods.com Announcement Charlotte headquartered Tropical External Link Disclaimer Nut and Fruit Co. is voluntarily recalling their 25lb box of Truly Good Foods South of the Border nut mix, Lot #29119, best by date 04/15/2020, item # 102340 and UPC # 094184110198...
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Tree Nut (Almonds), Milk, Egg, Peanut, and Shellfish (Crustaceans) Allergy Alerts - Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement

KFA Food Alerts ·
LL’s Magnetic Clay Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergens in Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement For Immediate Release June 29, 2018 Contact Consumers Erica Anderson 1-800-257-3315 Announcement LL’s Magnetic Clay, Inc. of Austin, Texas is recalling certain lots of Prescript-Assist, a dietary supplement it marketed until late 2017, because of its potential to contain undeclared allergens, including almonds, crustaceans, dairy, casein, eggs, and peanuts. People who have an allergy or...
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Wheat Allergy Alert - Boyle's Famous Corned Beef Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
Boyle’s Famous Corned Beef Co. Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen Class II Recall 143-2015 Health Risk: Low Nov 25, 2015    Congressional and Public Affairs  Katherine Scheidt (202) 720-9113  ...
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Parents Give Variety of Reasons for Putting Off Food Challenges

KFA News Team ·
What causes parents to delay an oral food challenge for their children?   An oral food challenge (OFC) is the only way to determine whether a food allergy exists. Sometimes both the child and the parent can be nervous about eating a food they...
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Patients with Allergic Rhinitis May Have Lower Risk for Heart Attacks

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Patients with Allergic Rhinitis May Have Lower Risk for Heart Attacks SAN DIEGO, CA – Research looking into the relationship between heart disease and allergic rhinitis has uncovered a potential correlation. A study presented at the...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Con Yeager Spice Company Ground Cumin and Seasoning Blends Containing Ground Cumin

KFA News Team ·
Con Yeager Spice Company Issues a Voluntary Recall for Ground Cumin and Seasoning Blends (containing Ground Cumin) Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergens Contact: Consumer: 1-800-222-2460   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 9, 2015...
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Prior Food Allergic Individuals Could Be at Risk of Developing Eosinophilic Esophagitis to the Same Food

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Prior Food Allergic Individuals Could Be at Risk of Developing Eosinophilic Esophagitis tothe Same Food SAN DIEGO, CA According to a study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the AmericanAcademy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), people who have outgrown a foodallergy might be at risk of developing another conditioncalled eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)to the same food. EoE is characterized by the presence of large numbers of...
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Research Suggests Eosinophilic Esophagitis Is a Late Manifestation of the Atopic March

KFA News Team ·
The atopic march describes how patients who have an allergic disease are more likely to develop another or multiple allergic diseases in their lifetime. This progression commonly starts with eczema in infancy and can develop into food allergy, asthma or hay fever in childhood. Now, new research being presented at the Joint Congress provides evidence that EoE is a late but probable part of this disease progression.
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Restaurants Not Required to Serve Allergen-Free Food

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Recently we shared news about an agreement between Lesley University and the Justice Department in which the school agreed to provide accommodations for students with food allergies and celiac disease.  (The school has a mandatory meal...
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Updated: I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter Products Linked to E. coli Infection

KFA Food Alerts ·
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.
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Landmark Study May Change How We Feed Peanut Butter To Infants

Kids With Food Allergies ·
High-Risk Infants Fed Peanuts Developed Allergy At Lower Rate Than Other Babies - Study May Pave Way for New Prevention Strategies   Feeding peanut butter to infants at risk for developing peanut allergies prevented those same babies from...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Shoreline Fruit Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
Shoreline Fruit, LLC. Recalls Select Bulk and Retail Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Products Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen For Immediate Release October 31, 2017 Contact Consumers 800-836-3972 Media Tom Berg tom.berg@shorelinefruit.com Announcement Traverse City, Michigan, Oct. 31, 2017 -- In cooperation with the GKI Foods, LLC recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk/dairy allergen, Shoreline Fruit is voluntarily recalling select Shoreline Fruit bulk and Cherry...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Benjamint Crunch Chocolate Bars

KFA Food Alerts ·
Divvies, LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Benjamint Crunch Chocolate Bars Due to Undeclared Milk In The Mint For Immediate Release May 25, 2018 Contact Consumers 844-434-8843< Media Susan Acker susan@divvies.com 844-434-8843 ext: 103 Announcement Divvies announced today a voluntary recall of its Benjamint Crunch Chocolate bars due to possible undeclared milk in the peppermint used in the bars. The recall is limited solely to the Benjamint Crunch Bars that were sold online through the...
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Milk Allergy Alert: Divvies Benjamint Crunch Bars

KFA Food Alerts ·
Divvies, LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Benjamint Crunch Chocolate Bars Due to Undeclared Milk In The Mint For Immediate Release May 25, 2018 Contact Consumers 844-434-8843 Media Susan Acker susan@divvies.com 844-434-8843 ext: 103 Announcement View Product Photos Divvies announced today a voluntary recall of its Benjamint Crunch Chocolate bars due to possible undeclared milk in the peppermint used in the bars. The recall is limited solely to the Benjamint Crunch Bars that were sold online...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Jay Robb Unflavored Egg White Protein

KFA Food Alerts ·
Jay Robb Enterprises Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergen in Unflavored Egg White Protein For Immediate Release November 16, 2018 Contact Consumers Agropur MSI, LLC krysta.sunne@agropur.com 1-800-359-2345 Media Corrie Drellack corrie.drellack@agropur.com 800-359-2345 Announcement Jay Robb Enterprises is recalling Jay Robb Unflavored Egg White Protein Product,manufactured by Agropur MSI, LLC of La Crosse, Wisconsin, because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. People who have...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Poco Dolce Confections of San Francisco Individually Wrapped Toffee Tiles

KFA Food Alerts ·
Poco Dolce Confections Announces Recall of Individually Wrapped Tile Varieties: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee Contact: Consumer: Albert Moriguchi Phone: 415-255-1443   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
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Milk Allergy Alert: RI Wang Foods Group Chinese Brand Sausage Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
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...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Snack Out Loud Foods Sea Salt Crunchy Bean Snacks

KFA Food Alerts ·
Snack Out Loud Foods Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Snack Out Loud Sea Salt Crunchy Bean Snacks 1.2oz Single Serve Units   Contact Consumer: 1-855-888-8108 Media: Elexis M. Schroder Snack Out Loud Foods 303-996-8881 ext. 044...
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Milk and Egg Allergy Alert - Condies Foods Veggie Cup

KFA Food Alerts ·
Condies Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Egg allergen in Veggie Cup Item# 40781 For Immediate Release January 3, 2018 Contact Consumers Ana Zamora 801-969-1448 ext 108 Announcement Condies Foods of Kearns, UT is recalling 166 cases of code date “USE THRU 01/05/2018,” there is a possibility that this may contain undeclared milk and egg allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if...
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Milk and Egg Allergy Alerts - Pero Family Farms Zucchini Spiral Pesto Side Dish Kits

KFA Food Alerts ·
Pero Family Farms Food Co. Issues Alert on Undeclared Egg and Milk Allergens in Zucchini Trays For Immediate Release March 11, 2020 Contacts Consumers Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC (561) 498-5771 Announcements Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC has initiated a voluntary product recall of its 11oz “Zucchini Spiral Pesto Side Dish Kit” with run number code 1196272F; Use By date of 03/20/2020 due to a product mislabeling which did not declare the allergens of egg and milk. People who...
 
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