Dave Bloom

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Dave Bloom is CEO and "Blogger in Chief" of SnackSafely.com.
Lone Star Tick Larvae

The Lone Star Tick, Vector of Allergy to Red Meat, is Swarming the Northeast...

If one plague isn't enough to keep you home, here comes another: an explosion in the population and range of the lone...
Goodyear Hall - University of Buffalo

Quarantined Student Begs University of Buffalo to Accommodate His Food Allergies

Despite repeated requests, student often goes hungry for fear of anaphylactic reaction.
Trick-or-Treaters

Huge Curated List of Allergy-Friendly Halloween Treats

All treats are peanut and tree nut free with many free of the Top 8 allergens and sesame, mustard, and gluten!
Baby

Rates of Hospitalization for Anaphylaxis in Infants and Toddlers Remained Steady in 10 Year...

Those from more financially advantaged families hospitalized more often.
Hot Beverage Vending Machine copy

Hot Drink Vending Machines Pose Allergy Risk

If you suffer from a food allergy, you may want to consider the findings of a recently concluded investigation.
Colored Pumpkin Initiatives

Teal Pumpkin Project’s Success Spawns Blue, Purple Alternatives

Will pumpkin colors representing other disabilities confuse the public?
8 Allergy Friendly Treats

Eight Allergy-Friendly Goodies for Stay-at-Home or Social Distanced Trick-or-Treating

8 of our favorite Allergy-friendly treats from the Halloween 2020 Edition of the Safe Snack Guide.
Undeclared Allergens

Food Product Recalls Explained

Why are food products so often recalled and are they really that dangerous?
Karanbir Cheema, Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, Owen Carey

Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Anaphylaxis Speak Out in Program to Raise...

BSACI and ITN have released a program entitled "Allergy and Clinical Immunology – Attention Needed!" to raise awareness and educate.
Halloween 2020 Edition of the Safe Snack Guide!

The Safe Snack Guide Halloween 2020 Edition is Here to Make the Holiday a...

Includes a section devoted to Halloween-themed and bulk-packaged candies and chocolates just in time for trick-or-treating and allergy-friendly celebrations at home and school.