Dave Bloom

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CEO & Co-Founder of SnackSafely.com and proud food allergy dad. Advocating for food allergy awareness and causes since the founding of SnackSafely.com in 2011. Dedicated to solving issues critical to the food allergy community by leveraging over 25 years of technical expertise gained serving various senior roles in the Financial Services industry. Authority on issues regarding the manufacture of allergy-friendly food products and founder of the SnackSafely.com Manufacturer Partnership, a consortium of food manufacturers now numbering 75+ companies that have agreed to provide detailed disclosure of their manufacturing processes beyond what the FDA requires.
EpiPens

Editorial: Reasons to Not Accept as Gospel the Current Configurations of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Numerous studies indicate current auto-injector configurations may be less than optimal to the task of combating anaphylaxis for a significant portion of the population.
EpiPens

Coroner Presiding Over Pret A Manger Inquest Slams EpiPen as “Inherently Unsafe”

“An inadequate dose of adrenaline and an inadequate length needle raises serious safety concerns."
Isabel Marrero

Mom Seeks Labeling Changes After Daughter is Lost Due to Packaging Similarities

Isabel suffered anaphylaxis after eating a variety of cookie made with egg that is wrapped in similar packaging to a variety made without.
Take 2, especially on Halloween!

Your Kids Will Never Realize YOU’RE the Superhero on Halloween

Download the complete set of flyers from our "Take 2" campaign.
Pret A Manger

Second Food Allergy Death Attributed to Pret A Manger

The purchaser died in December 2017 after eating a "Super-Veg Rainbow Flatbread" the company asserted was dairy-free.

Get the Flu Vaccine with an Egg Allergy? The CDC Answers Your Questions

The CDC wants everyone over 6 months to get a flu shot with rare exceptions. Egg allergy does NOT exclude you.
Heather Bresch - Mylan CEO

Mylan Accused of Secretly Maneuvering to Suppress Evidence in EpiPen Lawsuit

Mylan is accused of foul play in suppression of documents.
Megan Lee

Restaurant Owner, Co-Defendant Plead Not Guilty in Wrongful Death of Megan Lee

"Widespread presence of peanut protein of levels that were unsafe for people allergic to peanuts" was detected.
Seton Hall University

Police, Campus Safety Refuse to Administer Epinephrine to Student Suffering Anaphylaxis

"If you were my daughter or my sister, I would use it, but since you’re not I don’t want a charge against me.”
Witch with Crystal Ball

Safe Snack Guide Halloween 2018 Edition

With an entire section devoted to peanut, tree nut, and Top 8 allergen-free Halloween treats!

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