Dave Bloom

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

Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Foundation

The parents of Natalie Giorgi have established a foundation in her memory.

Allergic Living: Lessons from a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Allergic Living has posted an excellent article in response to the tragic death of Natalie Giorgi, the 13 year old girl who suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis after biting into a treat made with peanut butter.

FARE Publishes Updated Emergency Action Plan Template

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) has published an update to their emergency action plan template.

Back-to-School: Important Notes Regarding Auto-Injectors

A roundup of the epinephrine auto-injector market and some important reminders as we head into the back-to-school season.

Nut-Free Notice Graphics for Your School

A set of nut-free notice graphics to help your school enforce its allergen exclusion policy.

FDA Announces New Rules for 'Gluten-Free' Labeling

The FDA announced new labeling standards for foods claiming to be "Gluten-Free".

House Passes School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act

The US House of Representatives has passed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act.

Update to Natalie Giorgi Tragedy

This is an update to our previous story regarding the tragic death of 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi, who accidentally ingested a treat containing peanut butter and suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis.

Anaphylaxis Claims 13 Year Old Girl at Campsite

13-year-old Natalie Giorgi died after accidentally ingesting a treat containing peanut butter at a campsite celebration.

Faulty Genes May Prove the Root Cause of Allergies

Research shows that defective genes known to play a role in connective tissue disorders also plays a significant role in the development of allergies and points to a possible treatment.