Dave Bloom

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

Lessons to be Learned from the Connor Donaldson Inquest

The loss is yet another in a long line of horrific, preventable tragedies, but there are lessons to be learned from the details of the child's exposure and the subsequent attempts at first aid.

Going Mainstream: Gourmet News Devotes Front Page to Food Allergies

Mainstream publications serving the food and beverage industry are beginning to turn their attention to the issue of food allergies.

The Holiday Hill Incident: Takeaways for Your Child's School

What you need to know to prevent a Holiday Hill incident at your child's school.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: March 4, 2014

We've added a new category and many products from 6 manufacturers that have joined our program.

Risk of EoE to Those That Have Outgrown Allergy to Same Food

A study asserts that individuals who have outgrown a food allergy may be at risk of developing eosinophilic esophagitis to the same food.

SnackSafely.com Program Highlighted in Food Navigator-USA Article

Read 'SnackSafely.com closing the allergen contamination knowledge gap' at Food Navigator-USA

California Grass Roots Advocacy Launches

California Advocates for Food Allergies (CAFA) is dedicated to improving the safety and quality of life of Californians living with severe food allergies.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: February 18, 2014

Please note that we are removing the listings for products from three ice cream manufacturers from the Safe Snack Guide.

Food Allergies and Summer Camp: What We Learned from the Jack Irvine Inquest

As we approach the summer camp enrollment season, here are some considerations highlighted by this tragedy.

SnackSafely.com Press Release

Manufacturers Join SnackSafely.com in Drive for Greater Transparency in Food Allergen Disclosures.