Dave Bloom

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CEO & Co-Founder of SnackSafely.com and proud food allergy dad. Advocating for food allergy awareness and causes since the founding of SnackSafely.com in 2011. Dedicated to solving issues critical to the food allergy community by leveraging over 25 years of technical expertise gained serving various senior roles in the Financial Services industry. Authority on issues regarding the manufacture of allergy-friendly food products and founder of the SnackSafely.com Manufacturer Partnership, a consortium of food manufacturers now numbering 100+ companies that have agreed to provide detailed disclosure of their manufacturing processes beyond what the FDA requires.
IU Survey

Survey: Participate in Indiana University Study

Please consider participating in this survey if you are a parent of a child with food allergies.
Thanksgiving Meal

Advisory to Those Preparing Holiday Meals for Guests with Food Allergies

Preparing meals for guests with food allergies is especially difficult due to lax US labeling requirements.
Thin Mints

Some Thin Mints Girl Scout Cookies Now Carry Peanut, Milk and Coconut Warning

Label warning will only appear on Thin Mints from one of two licensed manufacturers.
Lawsuit

School District Agrees to Pay $130,000 Settlement for Barring Peanut-Detecting Service Dog

The boy had previously suffered a coma from airborne exposure to peanuts.
Owen Carey and His Father, Paul Carey

Coroner Investigating Owen Carey Death from Anaphylaxis Calls for National Register

Register is needed due to "failure to collect together any learning from these tragedies".
The Apprentice Contestants

Finnair Told Contestants of ‘The Apprentice’ with Nut Allergies: ‘If You Have an Issue,...

The production crew were forced to walk up and down the aisles asking passengers not to purchase nuts.
Emergency Department

Study: More Young Children Being Treated at ER for Anaphylaxis, Fewer Being Hospitalized

The number of young children presenting at the ER with anaphylaxis more than doubled between 2006 and 2015.
Dr Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn

Study: Two-Thirds of Adults with Peanut Allergy Do Not Feel Fully in Control of...

Many adults still report a diminished quality of life even if they were diagnosed at an early age.
Update to Safe Snack Guide and Allergence!

Update to Safe Snack Guide and Allergence!

Tons of new peanut, tree nut and Top 8 allergen-free products!
“Why Human Health Is in the Hands of Bacteria"

Must Read: Human Health Is in the Hands of Bacteria by Dr Martin J...

Time article links the degradation of the microbiome to food allergy and a host of other diseases.

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