Dave Bloom

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Dave Bloom is CEO and "Blogger in Chief" of SnackSafely.com.
Peanuts and Milk

Fatality Rates Due to Anaphylaxis Fall, Milk Overtakes Peanuts as Most Likely Cause in...

Milk is increasingly identified as the trigger for fatal food reactions according to UK study.
#FailedTheAllergicCommunity

Join Us: Speak Your Mind to the 11 Legislators Who Voted Against the FASTER...

Sound off and let your legislators know they will be held accountable for ignoring the health and safety of the food allergy community.
Safe Snack Guide Update

Download the Latest Safe Snack Guide with New Products from New Partners

Latest update with tons of new products including many from five new members to our partnership!
Osher Deri

23-Year-Old Woman Dies from Eating Ice Cream That Was Supposed to be Dairy-Free

Osher Deri, a 23-year-old woman from Hatzor Haglilit, ordered ice cream at the Rahamim Simcha & Sons Kosher Restaurant in Rosh Pina, Northern Israel....
Ava-Grace Stevens

What We Learned from the Ava-Grace Stevens Inquest

Father testifies that confusing US allergen labeling led to his daughter's exposure.
Chantel Giacalone

Woman Who Suffered Brain Damage Awarded $29.5 Million for Alleged Mishandling of Anaphylaxis

Ms Giacalone, who is severely disabled as a result of her injury, will likely require round-the-clock care for the rest of her life.
Woman Sneezing

Is it Allergy, Flu, Common Cold or COVID-19? Helping You Sort Out the Symptoms

Here are three resources we found helpful to understanding the symptoms you might be experiencing.
Food Additives

Common Food Preservative in 1200+ Products May Harm Immune System

"Our research shows how important it is that the FDA test all food chemicals for safety."
Speaking with Doctor

CDC Adds More Preexisting Conditions to COVID-19 High-Risk List

Some medical conditions that were previously warned "might" cause higher risk are now firmly designated high-risk.