FDA Director Responds to Auto-Injector Pricing Concerns

The FDA's official response concerning the pricing of EpiPen being investigated by congress.

Updated CDC Flu Vaccine Guidelines for People with Egg Allergy

If you or your child have egg allergy, discuss these recommendations with your allergist.
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Relieving Anxiety in Children: The Proximity Food Challenge

Discuss with the allergist to determine whether such a challenge makes sense for your anxious child.

Mylan CEO Set to Testify Before House Committee

Committee is investigating the price of EpiPen auto-injectors which have surged to over $600 in recent months.

Study: Gut Microbiome May Play Role in Food Allergy

"This relationship between intestinal flora and the production of antibodies opens up new therapeutic approaches for patients..."

Aptar Pharma and BD Announce Deal to Bring New Auto-Injector to Market

The economies of scale of the device's multiple applications could potentially result in a lower cost alternative for epinephrine delivery.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide and allergence

Update to Safe Snack Guide and Allergence: September 8, 2016

This update adds many products from 7 new manufacturers including cookies, breads, cakes, mixes, and bars and retires products from two brands that have been discontinued.

Enjoy Life Foods Opens New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility

The site greatly expands the firm's production capacity of free-from products, including cookies, snack bars, chocolate bars, baking chocolate, baking mixes, and savory snacks.
Afrezza Inhalable Insulin Device

Pharmaceutical Company Developing Inhalable Epinephrine

MannKind Corporation is developing a product that would dispose of the needle entirely.

Tax Breaks for Food Allergy and Celiac Special Diets

You may be entitled to tax breaks for the foods you buy if they meet certain criteria.
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Study: Exposure to Antibiotics Early in Life Associated with Higher Food Allergy Risk

Association with a diagnosis of food allergy increased as the number of antibiotic prescriptions increased.

New Recommendations Regarding Air Travel with Food Allergies

Great recommendations that should be adopted by airlines both above and below the border.

Recap: Four Auto-Injectors on the Horizon

Here are articles we published in the past year on four noteworthy auto-injector designs currently at various stages in the pipeline.

Mylan Introducing Generic Version of EpiPen at Half the Price

The device will carry a wholesale list price of $300, slightly less than half of today's list price for the EpiPen brand.
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Mylan Commits to These 4 Initiatives to Make EpiPen® More Affordable

Here are the four initiatives gleaned from the press release that Mylan has committed to so far, along with the relevant links and comments.

Mylan Taking Immediate Action to Further Enhance Access to EpiPen® (Epinephrine Injection, USP) Auto-Injector

Company to cover up to $300 of out-of-pocket cost at pharmacy; reducing patient cost by 50% off Mylan list price among other initiatives.

Press Release: Wise Foods Partners with SnackSafely.com for Greater Allergen Disclosure

Consumers can now research Wise’s portfolio of snacks to see exactly how each is manufactured with respect to 11 allergens.

Senators Question Auto-Injector Price Hikes

“The substantial price increase could limit access to a much-needed medication," wrote Senator Grassley
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