Dave Bloom

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Dave Bloom is CEO and "Blogger in Chief" of SnackSafely.com.
Preparing a Burrito

What We Learned from the Joe Dobson Inquest

Teen died from anaphylaxis after eating a burrito tainted with sesame while on vacation in Mexico.
Zacky's Law

Zacky’s Bill to Help Prevent Anaphylaxis in Schools Signed into Law by Gov Newsome

Zacky’s Bill (California Assembly Bill 2640) was officially signed into law today by Governor Gavin Newsome. This bill requires the State Department of Education to...
Candy Corn

Advisory: Arcade Snacks Recall Due to Undeclared Egg in Candy Corn

Product presents a serious danger to individuals with egg allergy.
Fish at Market

Fish Allergy? Diagnostic Assay Identifies Which Species You Can Tolerate

The tests can help eliminate unnecessary food challenges and allow patients to eat varieties they otherwise would have avoided.
Aquestive's AQST-109

Aquestive’s Sublingual Emergency Epinephrine Compares Favorably to EpiPen® in EPIPHAST II Trial

The company announced topline results from their EPIPHAST II study.
Baby with Eczema

Study Shows Many Moisturizers Used for Eczema Contain Contact Allergens

A recent study reviewing 12 clinical trials of emollients provides some astonishing insight.
Viaskin Peanut

Private Law Firm to Investigate Claims on Behalf of Investors in DBV Technologies

It is unknown how this development will affect the ability of the company to eventually offer Viaskin Peanut as an FDA approved therapy.
Viaskin Peanut

FDA Issues Partial Hold on DBV Viaskin Peanut Patch Trial

Another delay for the long-awaited therapy.
Bethany Eaton and Celia Marsh

Yogurt Manufacturer Weeps at Inquest into Death of Woman Due to Milk Exposure

Bethany Eaton, Managing Director of Planet Coconut, cried during her testimony as she deflected blame.
Legumes

Study Shows High Level of Sensitization to Other Legumes in Children with Peanut Allergy

The high prevalence of legume sensitization is a concern for kids with peanut allergy.