Dave Bloom

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

The UK is Working Toward Providing Stock Epinephrine in Public Places. Why Not the...

We need to take action to help protect the allergic community.
Proximity Challenge

Exposure Therapy — an Effective Option for Kids (and Their Parents) Crippled by Fear...

As anyone with a food allergy will tell you, coping with the disease is challenging, especially since a mere trace of one's allergen can...
Viaskin-Patch

Safety of Viaskin Peanut Patch Therapy Improved Over 3-Year Study

Reactions decreased over study duration.
Angany

New Vaccine Approach to Treating Food Allergies Steps Forward

Allergy treatment "tricks" the immune system into reacting in a different, safer manner.
Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Epinephrine Remains Alarmingly Underused for Anaphylaxis in Children: Study

The use of epinephrine — the treatment of choice for anaphylaxis — remains at suboptimal levels.
Child Being Fed Peanut Butter

Study: Large Majority of Children on Peanut OIT Achieve Maintenance Dose Including Older Kids

Researchers concluded that peanut OIT can be successful in older kids and those with high peanut-sIgE levels.
American Airlines

Woman Suffering Anaphylaxis During Flight Saved By Arizona State Representative

Quick thinking Dr Amish Shah saves the day while returning from an ER doctor's conference.
Cameron Wahid

Inquest Confirms 7-Year-Old Cameron Wahid Died From Sauce Containing Milk

Boy died on vacation in Italy after eating a few bites of sauce the family was assured contained no dairy.
Pregnant Woman with IV

Nurse Stripped of License After Pregnant Woman Suffers Anaphylaxis Due to Her Error

The chart of the woman hospitalized with hyperemesis listed her allergy to the drug administered by the nurse.
Label Quiz

Take the 10-Second Quiz, Then Sign the Petition

We receive many questions regarding those “May contain…” type precautionary allergen warnings you often see on labels. With that in mind, here’s a 10-second quiz to see...