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.
Owen Carey and His Father, Paul Carey

Coroner Investigating Owen Carey Death from Anaphylaxis Calls for National Register

Register is needed due to "failure to collect together any learning from these tragedies".
The Apprentice Contestants

Finnair Told Contestants of ‘The Apprentice’ with Nut Allergies: ‘If You Have an Issue,...

The production crew were forced to walk up and down the aisles asking passengers not to purchase nuts.
Emergency Department

Study: More Young Children Being Treated at ER for Anaphylaxis, Fewer Being Hospitalized

The number of young children presenting at the ER with anaphylaxis more than doubled between 2006 and 2015.
Dr Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn

Study: Two-Thirds of Adults with Peanut Allergy Do Not Feel Fully in Control of...

Many adults still report a diminished quality of life even if they were diagnosed at an early age.
Update to Safe Snack Guide and Allergence!

Update to Safe Snack Guide and Allergence!

Tons of new peanut, tree nut and Top 8 allergen-free products!
“Why Human Health Is in the Hands of Bacteria"

Must Read: Human Health Is in the Hands of Bacteria by Dr Martin J...

Time article links the degradation of the microbiome to food allergy and a host of other diseases.
Emerade

Shortage of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Continues: French Authority Issues Advisory

Patients urged to keep their Emerade auto-injectors despite death of teen allegedly due to malfunction of device.
Shante Turay-Thomas

Inquest Begins Into Death of Teen from Anaphylaxis After Auto-Injector Failed to Operate

The tragedy behind Ms Turay-Thomas' passing is one fraught with mishaps.
Spokin Advisory

Spokin’s Omission of Crucial Allergen Processing Information Puts Allergic Individuals at Risk

Users are cautioned not to rely on the app and instead call the respective product manufacturers to confirm allergen processing information for themselves.
Fish in Popcorn

Undeclared Fish in Popcorn? Why Shared Line/Facility Info is So Important

It is of critical importance that you understand how a product is manufactured with respect to your allergens of concern.

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