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Food Network Gluten Free Petition

Posted on:
March 28, 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:
March 20, 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:
March 19, 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:
March 15, 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:
March 13, 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:
March 13, 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:
March 6, 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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Petition for Allergen Free Girl Scout Cookies

Posted on:
February 27, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

Go to this website to sign the petition to ask Girl Scouts to provide an allergen free cookie for the many kids who have to sell them, but can’t eat them   ~http://www.change.org/petitions/encourage-the-girl-scouts-to-sell-an-allergen-free-cookie

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Probiotics for Cleaning and Controlling Dustmites

Posted on:
February 11, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

Here is an interesting new method for cleaning and contolling dust mites.  It will be interesting to follow. The Park In n by Radisson Manchester, City Centre is always looking to improve accommodation for customers. A new cleaning regime, based on Chrisal PIP (Probiotic in Progress) Allergy-friendly products, has been implemented at the hotel. The PIP […]

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Ingredients in Medicines and Supplements

Posted on:
February 11, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

I just found an awesome website http://www.rxlist.com/drugs/alpha_m.htm, that allows you to look up medicines or supplements by name and read their active as well as inactive ingredients.

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