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EAT PSA Featuring Jerome Bettis

EAT Launches ‘Give and Go’ Public Service Announcement

PSA will air in movie theaters and online to promote action when anaphylactic reactions occur.
EpiPens

Pfizer Issues Statement Extending the Expiration Date for Select Lots of EpiPen

To address shortages of EpiPen, Pfizer is coordinating with FDA to extend the expiration dates of specific lots of EpiPen® 0.3 mg Auto-Injectors.
Vibex Auto-Injector from Teva partner Antares

FDA Approves First Generic Version of EpiPen

The FDA today approved the first generic version of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine) auto-injector.
Auvi-Q Manufacturing

Kaléo Confirms US Availability of Auvi-Q Epinephrine Auto-Injector

AUVI-Q is not affected by the manufacturing delays reported to the FDA by other epinephrine auto-injector manufacturers.
Xolair (omalizumab)

FDA Grants Xolair Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Food Allergies

Breakthrough Therapy Designation was granted on the basis of data from seven clinical studies assessing the efficacy and safety of Xolair against a range of food allergens including peanut, milk, egg and others.
Crayons

Asbestos Found in Popular Crayon Brand

Lab results show many supplies safe, but some contain asbestos, lead and other hazardous chemicals.
PF Goldfish Salmonella

Advisory: Pepperidge Farm Issues Goldfish Recall

Important recall regarding possible salmonella contamination.

Parent’s Health Knowledge Could Affect How Many Reactions Their Kids Have and How Well...

Children whose parents scored lower on health literacy assessments were more likely to suffer from allergic reactions.
Toddler

Study: Allergic Reactions to Foods are Milder in Infants

Majority of infants with food-induced anaphylaxis present with hives and vomiting, suggesting there is less concern for life-threatening response to early food introduction.

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