Tag: tragedy

Restaurant Owner Sentenced to Six Years for Peanut Allergy Death

The prosecutor told the jury that Zaman had a "reckless and cavalier attitude to risk" and "put profit before safety" at all his outlets.

What We Learned from the Javier Avina Tragedy

A 10 year old boy from London Ontario passed due to food allergy, asthma, or both. We look at ways to prevent such tragedies from happening again.

What We Learned from the Bruce Kelly Tragedy

A 22 year-old Minnesota man lost his life due to peanut cross-contact. We look at what we can do to prevent tragedies like this in the future.

Coconut Drink Importer Fined After Child's Death

The product contained condensed milk which was not declared on the label and was recalled months after the child's death.

What We Learned from the Passing of Simon Katz

Read about the extenuating circumstances surrounding this tragedy and what you can do to prevent a similar occurrence from happening to your family.

More on the Andrea Mariano Tragedy

Ms Mariano, who was allergic to both dairy and peanuts, consumed a smoothie that was cross-contaminated with one of her allergens.

College Freshman Succumbs to Anaphylaxis

A student at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, died as a result of an severe allergic reaction, the school website reports.
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Commemorating 7 Years Since the Passing of BJ Hom: Food Allergies...

Please take a few moments to see this video. Even if you've seen it before, BJ's story will remind you of the stakes involved when anaphylaxis strikes.

Editorial: We Disagree with the Petition to Make Epinephrine an OTC...

Dillon Mueller's story is a horrific tragedy, but we believe the effort to prevent others from suffering the same fate is misguided.

Another Tragedy: What We Learned from the Passing of Dylan Hill

Let's take a moment to reflect and learn from yet another senseless tragedy.