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March, 2013

Food Network Gluten Free Petition

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Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

  Tim Elias, City Boy Bakes Baker, of Jersey City, New Jersey, has put together a petition requesting that the food network channel air a t.v. show catering to the gluten free diet. Go to the following link (cut and paste the link into your url browser)  to sign a petition requesting that the food […]

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Dr. Oz and Food Dyes

Posted on:
Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

http://www.feingold.org/ozshow.html See the above link for a quick overview of food dyes in our family’s foods.

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Peanut Allergy Survey

Posted on:
Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

Please copy and paste the link in your URL browser https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PAlink?goback=%2Egde_166193_member_223929280 A Survey put together by S. W. Chen, a Graduate Student at SJSU, “Understanding Food Allergy in a Family”  Peanut Allergy  at surveymonkey.com “Currently, no public repository of medical information regarding food allergy is available from federal or state governments, unlike many established public health […]

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“Allergic Teen Dies After Eating Cookie”

Posted on:
Friday, March 15th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

This makes me so sad. A 19 year old teenager,allergic to nuts and peanuts, who was always careful to avoid his allergens, ingested a cookie that he and his friends didn’t “think” had any nuts in it. Unfortunately, it had peanut oil in it, and he died later that evening.:( http://gma.yahoo.com/allergic-teen-dies-eating-cookie-050855791–abc-news-wellness.html#

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Petition – Food Dyes

Posted on:
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

Sign this petition to ask Kraft to stop the use of dangerous food dyes in macaroni and cheese. https://www.change.org/petitions/kraft-stop-using-dangerous-food-dyes-in-our-mac-cheese

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Radical New Treatment For Food Allergies

Posted on:
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

  Dr. Kari Nadeau, Pediatric Allergist and Iimmunologist, in Palo Alto, Ca., funded by SAFAR,  initiated a trial to determine if patients could be desensitized to more than one food allergen at a time.  ”More than 1/3 of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one food.” “The current studies at Stanford are in the […]

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Amine Sensitivity

Posted on:
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

I just found this link for people who have sensitivity to amines. This site offers substitutes as well as recipes for those following this strict tedious diet. http://aminerecipes.com/low-amine-ingredient-substitutions/

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