Dave Bloom

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Dave Bloom is CEO and "Blogger in Chief" of SnackSafely.com.
COVID-19 Vaccine Vials

Penn State Will Pay Those with Severe Allergies to Get COVID Vaccine for Study

This is an opportunity receive the vaccine under strict supervision at a university medical center.
Costa Coffee Barista

Lessons Learned as Tragedy is Averted for 3-Year-Old Boy

We pose the question that should be asked before you pop in to that local eatery.
Food Sensitivity Test

Home Food Intolerance/Sensitivity Tests: Don’t Buy Into the Hype

You've probably noticed tons of ads for at-home food intolerance testing. What's that all about and should you look into it?
California Roll

Like Sushi? Avoid Imitation Crab If You are Allergic to Fish, Egg, Soy, Crustacean...

A lot goes into making imitation crab. Know what's in it before you take that bite.
Kids Books

Two Books to Help Kids Cope with Their Food Allergies

Books that can help foster conversations between you and your child, boost their self-esteem, and provide coping strategies.
Two Epinephrine School Zone

Study: 10% of Anaphylaxis Cases Require Multiple Doses of Epinephrine

Meta-analysis looked at cases from 1946 to January 2020.
Speeding Ambulance

One Man’s Near-Death Experience with Anaphylaxis to Share with Skeptical Family and Friends

His account should be shared with food allergy deniers and disbelievers everywhere.
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

Oral Medication Shows Strong Promise for Moderate to Severe Eczema in Mount Sinai-led Study

Upadacitinib yielded rapid and significant improvements in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in phase 3 trials.
SSG Update — May 20, 2021

Update: Thousands of Allergy-Friendly Products Including Many from Four New Partners!

Tons of new products from our partners including four new members of our Manufacturer Partnership!
Emma Sloan

Family of 14-Year-Old Who Died Settles with Pharmacist Who Refused to Give Her Epinephrine

A tragedy that befell Emma Sloan comes full circle.