Dave Bloom

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

Support the "School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act"

US Senators have introduced legislation which could potentially safeguard the lives of millions of school children with known food allergies and many more that have not been diagnosed.
Peanut Butter ALTERNATIVE and Jelly Sandwich

Open Letter: Why Your Child Can't Bring Peanut Butter to School (and What You...

A non-confrontational letter explaining the need for allergen restrictions in school.

Update to Safe Snack Guide: October 26, 2011

Please note that we have made two revisions to our Safe Snack Guide: Kraft Jet-Puffed Marshmallows - Product Removed Based on reader feedback, we have received...
The White House

White House Petition to Expand Food Labeling

There is currently a petition circulating on the White House website to expand the allergens covered by FALCPA to include sesame seeds and mustard seeds, two common food ingredients that can cause severe reactions including anaphylaxis.
Trick-or-Treat

4 Strategies for Accommodating Kids with Food Allergies on Halloween

Here are four Halloween strategies to help you and your child with food allergies cope and enjoy the holiday.
Billboard with Ingredients

5 Things You Should Know About Food Labels

Must know if you have a food allergy or buy food for someone that does.