Dave Bloom

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

FARE Advisory: Effect of Partial Government Shutdown on the Allergic

FARE has issued an advisory regarding the effect of the current partial shutdown of the Federal Government on those with food allergies.

Who Will End Food Allergy? You!

Show your love for SnackSafely.com by making a donation to the FARE Walk for Food Allergy and we'll send you a small token of our appreciation!

2! 40,000! Thanks!

We at SnackSafely.com are celebrating a pair of wonderful milestones that you, our readers, have made possible.

KFA Publishes Guide to Potential Allergens in School Activities

Kids with Food Allergies Foundation (KFA) has published a guide entitled "Potential Food allergens in Preschool and School Activities".

First Step Toward Nasal Delivery of Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis

A preclinical feasibility study has shown that epinephrine delivered nasally (without needles) was absorbed into the bloodstream with similar effectiveness as epinephrine delivered traditionally via auto-injector.

School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Introduced in Senate

After passing in the House, FARE reports the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has been introduced in the Senate.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: September 12, 2013

Please note that we have removed one item from the Safe Snack Guide and have added a number of products from new partners to our SnackSafely.com Manufacturer's Partnership Initiative.

NY Times Opinion Piece: EpiPens for All

An excellent opinion piece by Curtis Sittenfeld entitled 'Epipens for All' was published in today's New York Times Sunday Review.

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.