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.

First Step Toward Nasal Delivery of Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis

A preclinical feasibility study has shown that epinephrine delivered nasally (without needles) was absorbed into the bloodstream with similar effectiveness as epinephrine delivered traditionally via auto-injector.

School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Introduced in Senate

After passing in the House, FARE reports the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has been introduced in the Senate.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: September 12, 2013

Please note that we have removed one item from the Safe Snack Guide and have added a number of products from new partners to our SnackSafely.com Manufacturer's Partnership Initiative.

NY Times Opinion Piece: EpiPens for All

An excellent opinion piece by Curtis Sittenfeld entitled 'Epipens for All' was published in today's New York Times Sunday Review.

Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Foundation

The parents of Natalie Giorgi have established a foundation in her memory.

Allergic Living: Lessons from a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Allergic Living has posted an excellent article in response to the tragic death of Natalie Giorgi, the 13 year old girl who suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis after biting into a treat made with peanut butter.

FARE Publishes Updated Emergency Action Plan Template

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) has published an update to their emergency action plan template.

Back-to-School: Important Notes Regarding Auto-Injectors

A roundup of the epinephrine auto-injector market and some important reminders as we head into the back-to-school season.

Nut-Free Notice Graphics for Your School

A set of nut-free notice graphics to help your school enforce its allergen exclusion policy.

FDA Announces New Rules for ‘Gluten-Free’ Labeling

The FDA announced new labeling standards for foods claiming to be "Gluten-Free".

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