Food Allergy Awareness Month

Food Allergy Awareness Month

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and throughout the U.S., people “turn it teal” to show their support for those with asthma and food allergies.  The month-long initiative also includes Food Allergy Awareness Week, which kicks off May 10-16. It’s one of my favorite times of the year as a food allergy advocate…

The Best Food Allergy Apps to Help You Shop and Eat Out
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The Best Food Allergy Apps to Help You Shop and Eat Out

The power of food allergy apps promises to transform weekly grocery shopping from a soul-sucking chore to a semi-manageable task. And thanks to free, innovative apps, people with life-threatening food allergies can cook in and dine out a little easier. Every trip to the grocery store can feel like you’re tip-toeing through a loaded minefield….

8 Simple Label-Reading Tips to Help You Find Allergy-Friendly Foods

8 Simple Label-Reading Tips to Help You Find Allergy-Friendly Foods

Reading packaging labels carefully is crucial for when you need to find allergy-friendly foods. Newly diagnosed families and less experienced parents may think terms like ‘allergy-free’ on a food label is okay.  While all eight major allergens that are ingredients must be declared on packaged foods marketed and sold in the United States. It’s a…