Tag: cross-contact

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.
Prison Food

Prison Inmate Sues Facility After Multiple Anaphylactic Events

Alleges he suffered anaphylaxis five times in two years due to cross-contact.
Dark Chocolate

Kept in the Dark Regarding Allergens: The FDA Warned You, We...

Why is dark chocolate so problematic regarding allergen cross-contact? The FDA explains, shedding light on a broader problem.
Dinner Out

Food Allergen Detector Draws $20 Million in Venture Funding

The device joins others intended for use as portable "point of consumption" testers.
Nashoba Brook Bakery Products

FDA Has No Love for Nashoba Brook Bakery. Neither Do We

Dig a little deeper and you'll find that it would be more appropriate for Nashoba to list 'Negligence' as an ingredient.
Ashli and Brothers Alec and Chase

10 Year-Old Brother Saves 14 Year-Old Girl with Food Allergies From...

"Ashli was probably the farthest gone patient that I've seen come back. We all thought she was going to die right there in front of us on the bed."
Restaurant Manager

New Law Takes Effect Requiring Food Allergy Safety Training for Restaurants

The Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act took effect not a minute too soon for diners coping with food allergies.

What We Learned from the Georgia Murphy Inquest

Georgia's family received few answers. We look for the lessons we can learn to prevent similar tragedies from befalling the community.

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