Tag: cross-contact

Woman Studying Label

Food Allergy 101: Anatomy of a Customer Service Response Regarding Allergens

So you've taken the first step by reaching out to the manufacturer and they've responded with a message detailing their procedures. Or have they?
Amanda Huynh

CORRECTION: District School Bus Rules Did NOT Contribute to the Amanda...

This article has been updated to reflect newly corrected information regarding the school district's policies.
James Turnbull

What We Learned From the James Turnbull Tragedy

We discuss strategies that might prevent similar tragedies in the future.
Undeclared Allergens

Undeclared Allergens Top Reason for Food Recalls in 2017

Food Safety Magazine's annual summary of the prior year's food recalls is not good news for food allergy sufferers.
Label Reader

Australian Study: Food Allergy Sufferers at Significant Risk from Pre-Packaged Foods

Study uncovered a number of anaphylactic reactions to undisclosed allergens over a three-month period.
Wendy's

Advisory: Wendy’s Procedure Change May Introduce Egg in Select Burgers

FARE warns that consumers with egg allergy to order select sandwiches without ketchup to avoid cross-contact risk.
Shahida Shahid

Inquest Testimony Shows Lax Procedures, Miscommunication in Food Allergy Death

Testimony by head chef lays bare that no one person was in charge of ensuring Shahida Shahid's safety at "Almost Famous".
NJ Restaurant

New Law Mandates Food Allergy Handling Info for Restaurants

Restaurants will be required to obtain and post the signs in their kitchens and other appropriate places.
Nima Peanut sensor

Nima Announces Upcoming Peanut Sensor at CES

The company that already markets a portable gluten detector will ship a peanut version later this year.
Lia Sommer

Tragedy Averted When Girl Refuses Antihistamine, Demands Epinephrine from School Nurse

Lia Sommer avoided serious complications by demanding the school nurse follow her emergency action plan.

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