Dave Bloom

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Dave Bloom is CEO and "Blogger in Chief" of SnackSafely.com.
Federal Budget Allocations for Food Allergy

This Year’s Federal Budget Increases Spending For Food Allergy Research and School Safety Efforts

Budget includes millions of dollars to increase food allergy research funding and protect children with food allergies.
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Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Toothpaste Makes Strides Toward Phase 2 Trial

Phase 1 study amended after two cohorts show no significant adverse events.
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Easter Kit Recall Exposes Serious Ambiguity in US Allergen Labeling Regulations

The problem underlying the recall is not as clear-cut as stated on the FDA's website.

Public Health Organization Calls for Allergen Thresholds to Guide Product Labeling

Acceptable thresholds for allergen trace would make labeling safer and more reliable for the food allergy community.
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HS Sophomore Launches Non-Profit to Outfit Restaurants with Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

"Safe Eats" will reimburse restaurants for the cost of stock epinephrine auto-injectors and train their staff to administer them.
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Researchers Discover Key Source of Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Ground breaking science points the way toward new therapies for allergic disorders.
Ambulance and Paramedics

Professor of Emergency Medicine Warns Colleagues: Stop Playing Games with Anaphylaxis

A reminder to ER doctors and patients alike: Epinephrine should be the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis.
Food Allergy Talk Podcast

Lisa Horn Chats with Dave Bloom About Allergies, Labeling, and SnackSafely on “Food Allergy...

We discuss food allergies, allergen labeling, our petition, FALCPA, and other topics on the Food Allergy Talk podcast.
Starbucks on Greenwich Ave, Greenwich CT

Starbucks Sued by Customers: One Suffered Allergic Reaction, the Other Served Cleaning Fluid

We provide strategies for protecting yourself from similar occurrences.
Epinephrine Development in Stealth Mode

Stealth Mode Company Granted Patent for Sublingual Epinephrine Tablet

We've been reporting on the progress of AQST-109 by Aquestive Therapeutics, a postage-stamp-sized film placed under the tongue that provides epinephrine in an anaphylactic...