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.

Update to Safe Snack Guide: January 31, 2013

With Valentine's day approaching fast, we've added a special holiday section to the Safe Snack Guide so that your food allergic loved ones can feel special too.

Auvi-Q Voice Guided Epinephrine Auto-Injector Now Available in US

The Auvi-Q voice guided epinephrine auto-injector is now available from retail pharmacies in the US with a prescription.
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Study: Flu Vaccine Safe for Children with Egg Allergy

A University of Michigan study finds children with severe egg allergy can safely receive a single dose of the seasonal influenza vaccine.

Scientific Group Finds Fake Ingredients in Common Foods

In an update to their Food Fraud Database to be published tomorrow, the US Pharmacopeial Convention warns that the amount of food fraud they discovered is up 60% this year over their first report in April 2012.

DOJ Agreement May Expand Accommodation of People with Food Allergies

Last month the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an agreement that may greatly expand accommodation of people with celiac disease and other food allergies.

Iowa Court Rules Tree Nut Allergy is a Disability

The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that a child's tree nut allergy is a protected disability.

Therapy Shows Promise in Treating Peanut Allergy

A new randomized, placebo-controlled study suggests that a form of immunotherapy may reduce the allergic response to peanuts in adolescents and adults.

Study: Chemical in Tap-Water May Be Linked to Food Allergy

A study by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) indicates that dichlorophenols may play a role in the development of food allergies.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: November 19, 2012

We've added 16 holiday themed items for those looking for Chanukkah and Christmas treats that are certified free of peanuts, tree nuts and eggs.

Study: Peanut Allergies in Children Possibly Linked to Affluence

A recent study asserts that higher incidence of peanut allergy may be associated with more affluent socioeconomic status.

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