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 100+ companies that have agreed to provide detailed disclosure of their manufacturing processes beyond what the FDA requires.
Allergen Danger

More Than Half of Diners Polled Reported They Had a Reaction to Food They...

Questions showed failures on the part of the restaurants as well as the respondents who did not take proper precautions.
Clueless Waitress

Study Shows Restaurant Staff Probably Knows Little About Your Food Allergies

Results are similar to those reported by the CDC in 2017.
Child Scratching

Study: Scratching Starts Cascade of Immune Responses That Lead to Food Allergy

Researchers may have solved the puzzle of how eczema leads to increased risk of developing food allergies.
Whole Earth 3 Nut Butter

The UK Recall Causing Uproar on Social Media

The UK Food Standards Agency is being ridiculed on social media after the recall of a popular spread for mislabeling.
EpiPen Station

University Adds Stock Epinephrine Stations to All Campus Cafeterias

Stations holding an emergency epinephrine auto-injector are now being installed next to the AEDs (defibrillators) in every campus dining hall.
Zhaire Smith

An NBA Star and the Allergic Reaction That Almost Killed Him

19 year-old rookie Zhaire Smith closes the NBA regular season having broken into the starting rotation, but it could have turned out differently.
Shahi Tandoori

Take-Out Restaurant Fined Almost $20,000 for Breaching Food Allergy Regulations

A customer's partner required treatment for anaphylaxis at a local emergency department.
Dr Kari Nadeau

Must Hear: Interview with Stanford Immunologist Dr Kari Nadeau – Defeating Food Allergies

Dr Kari Nadeau, who runs the Sean Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University, takes us on a tour...
Beth Ward and Stephanie Maynard

Teacher Uses Her Auto-Injector Training to Save School Nurse from Anaphylaxis

The teacher had the benefit of Kingsport City Schools' yearly medical training. She told WJHL that without it, she may not have known how to help.
Walgreens Sells Expired EpiPens

Walgreens Apologizes for Selling Expired EpiPens

"I want parents to be aware, learning from experience, to check yourself the expiration date."

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