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 75+ companies that have agreed to provide detailed disclosure of their manufacturing processes beyond what the FDA requires.
Emergency

8 Year Old Boy Dies of Apparent Anaphylactic Reaction

An 8 year old Monmouth County, NJ boy died this morning of an apparent anaphylactic reaction.
Pretzel!

Update to Safe Snack Guide: April 4, 2013

We have removed a number of items from our Safe Snack Guide.
Get the Swag for Mother's Day and FARE Gets the Profit!

Get Swag for Mother’s Day (and FARE Gets the Profits!)

We've had such an overwhelmingly positive response to our humorous WARNING! graphic that we've made it available on apparel, mugs and magnets!

Update to Safe Snack Guide: March 21, 2013

Please note that we have removed a number of items from the Guide due to manufacturing and ingredient concerns. We have also added a number of products as well as expanded our Easter product section for your convenience.
No Nuts Moms Group

Playgroup for Kids, Support Group for Moms: No Nuts Moms Group!

Need to find a safe playgroup for your child with food allergies? Need a community of like-minded moms for ideas and support? Check out the No Nuts Moms Group.

Update to Safe Snack Guide: March 6, 2013

With Easter just around the corner, we've added a special holiday section to the Safe Snack Guide.
Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Study: High Levels of Vitamin D During Pregnancy Linked to Food Allergy in Offspring

A study concludes that high levels of vitamin D in the blood of expectant mothers correlated with increased incidence of food allergy in their children.

Study: Food Allergy Diets Impair Growth in Children

Diets for food-allergic children that are restricted to avoid allergens may impair their growth.
AAAAI

Study: Allergy Risk Increases with Longer U.S. Stay

A study presented at the AAAAI annual meeting found that foreign-born children who did not have allergies before moving to the US were more likely to develop them after 10 years of residence.

Mylan Introduces $0 Co-Pay Program for Epipen® Auto-Injectors

The manufacturer of Epipen brand auto-injectors has introduced a new $0 Co-Pay Card which will reimburse eligible participants for a portion of their out-of-pocket expenses.

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