Dave Bloom

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Dave Bloom is CEO and "Blogger in Chief" of SnackSafely.com.
Studying the Label

Petition to Strengthen the Food Labeling Modernization Act to Protect the Allergic Community

Please share the petition with family, friends, and colleagues and request they lend their support as well.
That's It.

Say No to Spooky Ingredients This Halloween (Sponsored)

Instead of the usual tricks and treats this Halloween, stock up on That’s it. Crunchables, a delicious allergy-friendly treat with no hidden, spooky ingredients, perfect for all kids to enjoy.
Man Using Inhaler

Study: Food Allergy in Childhood Triples the Odds for Asthma as an Adult

Study is based on 1,456 participants followed from ages 1-26.
Woman Reading Product Label

Study: Allergen Labeling Poorly Understood by Allergic and Non-Allergic Consumers

Participants confused by the meaning of precautionary allergen labeling.
Cason Hallwood

Cason Hallwood Inquest Reveals Grandfather Forgot About Grandson’s Nut Allergy

Glaze used for Christmas ham likely triggered Cason's anaphylaxis, taking his life.
Annika Larson

Texas Woman Saved by Her Auto-Injector After Eating Gelato in Rome

Another example of why it is imperative to have your epinephrine with you and use it when you first suspect anaphylaxis.
Halloween Editions of the Safe Snack Guide!

2021 Halloween Safe Snack Guide in Peanut/Tree Nut, Sesame, Milk and Gluten-Free Editions!

Includes a section devoted to Halloween-themed candies and chocolates just in time for trick-or-treating and allergy-friendly celebrations at home and school.
Marcelle Williams

Woman Survives Anaphylaxis on Bus After Wheat Exposure from Cinnamon Swirl She Thought was...

Mishandling of pastries almost cost Ms Williams her life.
Fergus McIntosh

Newborn Narrowly Survived Anaphylaxis After Lick from Uncle’s Dog

A story of tragedy averted setting a family on a mission to educate others about the dangers of food allergies.