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Safe Composting Tips for People With Food Allergies - MedicineNet.com

Friday, July 27, 2012 — SATURDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Composting food waste is safe for people with food allergies if they take some basic precautions, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). In order to compost food safely, people with ... (MedicineNet.com)

Phone apps target food allergies - Clinton News

Thursday, July 26, 2012 — The beginning of a new school year also signals the time when teachers will be learning about their students' special needs, including food allergies. A recent robotics camp gave me the opportunity to work with a child who has severe food allergies. (Clinton News)

City Kids More Prone to Food Allergies Than Rural Peers: Study - MedicineNet.com

Thursday, July 26, 2012 — FRIDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- City children are more likely than rural kids to have food allergies, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 38,000 children in different areas of the United States and found that 9.8 percent of ... (MedicineNet.com)

Ingredients to Avoid If You're Vegan or Have Food Allergies - FitSugar.com

Thursday, July 26, 2012 — Does it take you an extra 20 minutes at the grocery store because you're obsessed with reading labels? Even if you solely shop at health food stores, some foods may still contain processed or chemically laden ingredients. Read on to find out ... (FitSugar.com)

Food allergies versus food intolerances and their causes - Examiner

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — Before we start our upcoming discussion on the most common food allergens, it is important that we consider the difference between a food intolerance and a food allergy. Also, we’ll take a look at what is believed to be the causes of most of ... (Examiner)

Allergy anxiety: For some parents, new school year brings new fear - NBCNews.com

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 — Buteau considers herself lucky among parents with allergic kids. Her school has its own nurse and because the principal also suffers from food allergies, she had no problem designating Buteau’s son’s classroom as a no-nut zone. The good news for ... (NBCNews.com)

Recalls

VIC State Distributors recall candy product in Australia - Food Business Review

Friday, July 27, 2012 — VIC State Distributors are recalling Kanga Candy Choc Winter Mix from several supermarkets in Victoria, Australia, as the products contain an undeclared allergen (almond), according to the Food Standards ... with an almond allergy or intolerance ... (Food Business Review)

Buy Montelukast- Get Complete Cure from Ailments like Asthma & Allergies - PRLog (free press release)

Friday, July 27, 2012 — . Montelukast is prescribed by doctors in order to prevent seasonal allergies which happen only during some specific seasons of the year. Allergic symptoms include stuffy, itchy and runny nose and constant sneezing. PRLog (Press Release) - Jul 27, 2012 ... (PRLog (free press release))

GOO Gut Rescue: Helping dogs with gastrointestinal issues - Examiner

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — “If the balance between healthy and harmful bacteria is disrupted and moves to harmful dominance, problems like diarrhea ... at fighting off diseases, including food and environmental allergies.” Dr. Holm, who is one of just 200 veterinary ... (Examiner)

Soothe pain with foods, from fish to fruits - Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — "Making poor food choices like high-fat, high-sodium foods, can increase inflammation levels in our bodies that can trigger flareups and cause further problems," says Jessica ... says Crandall. Food allergies are an abnormal immunologic response ... (Chicago Tribune)

Allergy Alert On Undeclared Allergens In Ice Cream - Food Consumer

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved ... Half-Gallon (1.89L), UPC 70422-24061 People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening ... (Food Consumer)

Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall for Undeclared Milk in Sunrise Indian Corn Candy - Food Consumer

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved ... because the candy contains undeclared milk and sulfites. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk can run the risk of serious or life ... (Food Consumer)

Allergies & Safety

There are some security aspects to be considered before you choose a kids party venue. - PR-USA.net

Friday, July 27, 2012 — ... ideal that you look at the safety and security of the area to ensure that all kids in the event are safe and protected from any risks. Food allergies Does the company that runs the kids party venue assess the needs of parents when it comes to food? (PR-USA.net)

CFIA/Allergy Alert: Undeclared Egg in Montreal Kosher Brand Potato Knish - NBCNews.com

Friday, July 27, 2012 — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Montreal Kosher are warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Montreal ... To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. (NBCNews.com)

Baringer raises money and awareness for food allergies - Alliance Review

Friday, July 27, 2012 — Ilish Baringer knows that she likes snickerdoodles. For the 8-year-old girl with a peanut allergy, it's one of the safe things for her to eat. Ilish and her family have had to be careful about... Some complete stories are available only to print ... (Alliance Review)

Skeeter Snacks Makes Nut-Free Snacking Easy for New Jersey Families - Marketwatch

Thursday, July 26, 2012 — by two dads with nut-allergic children, Skeeter Snacks is a premier snack food innovator offering high-quality, indulgent treats that are 100 percent safe for those with tree nut and peanut allergies (TPA). A pioneer in the development of nut ... (Marketwatch)

Eastern Food Safety Introduces Food Safety Show and Tell Videos for Industry Workers - PRLog (free press release)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — The company offers The Pocket Guide to Food Safety, the PIC Manual – What Every Person in Charge Needs to Know and “Don’t Pick off the Croutons” - Allergy guide for foodservice. In addition they offer Green Apple Tales, a series of children’s ... (PRLog (free press release))

Skeeter Snacks Makes Nut-Free Snacking Easy for New Jersey Families - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — They're leading the way in recognizing the importance of making affordable and enjoyable nut-safe foods more accessible to families ... the family supports many other programs, including the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), which ... (Yahoo Finance)

Allergies & Children

Sanitation making children more prone to allergies - Farm and Dairy

Thursday, July 26, 2012 — Now, researchers are saying that exposure to common antibacterial chemicals and preservatives found in soap, toothpaste, mouthwash and other personal-care products may make children more prone to a wide range of food and environmental allergies. (Farm and Dairy)

Study finds children allergic to eggs can benefit from oral immunotherapy - Farm and Dairy

Thursday, July 26, 2012 — BALTIMORE — Giving children with egg allergies increasingly higher doses of the very food they are allergic to can eliminate or ease reactions in most of them, according to results from a federally funded study conducted at Johns Hopkins Children’s ... (Farm and Dairy)

Public schools ramping up food allergy protection - MySanAntonio

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — “How can you not want evidence-based practices to keep these kids safe at school?” he said. School districts will be given the guidelines, which include a comprehensive overview of food allergy and anaphylaxis, signs and symptoms of a ... (MySanAntonio)

BR family learns to cope with childhood food allergies - WAFB.com

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — If you have a child with food allergies, you're not alone. Since the late 90's, the number of kids with the problem has jumped nearly 20% and most are under the age of five. Reactions can range from rashes and tummy aches to death. "Can I do it?" (WAFB.com)

School nurses say Ohio schools should stock ephinephrine to protect students with allergies - Kentucky Post

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 — And we can't assure that all the time." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food allergies in children are on the rise in the U.S. A CDC study found there was an 18 percent increase in food allergies in children between 1997 and 2007. (Kentucky Post)

Summertime fruit, vegetables allergies - Philadelphia Daily News

Monday, July 23, 2012 — Children and adults with mugwort allergies may also react ... Whether or not allergy shots to the related pollen helps the food allergy is unknown. If patients experience systemic reactions, or if they have a positive skin-prick test and a positive history ... (Philadelphia Daily News)

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