Inviting friends to sit at Allergy lunch table

I was asked a question by a parent of my daughter’s classmate: What lunch can I pack so my child can safely eat with her friend at the “allergy” table in the lunchroom?

Initially, I was thrilled (yay! someone wants to take the time to learn and keep kids with food allergies safe!), then a little panicked (OK, I trust THIS parent, but Continue reading

Allergen Free Candy

I can’t take credit for this list, as it is borrowed from Gina Clowes, Allergy Moms Blog (http://www.allergymoms.com/modules/wordpress/index.php?p=1017).  Here is a great list to help plan for safe halloween candy! Continue reading

Support Group Meeting – July 15, 2011

Please join us for our next Bristow Allergy Support Group meeting.  Continue reading

Picnic Fun and Safety with Food Allergies

It’s summer time … time for family picnics and outings.  Here is a link to a great article “10 Tips for a Food Allergy-Safe Picnic” Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned: There’s An App for That

Of course, I have a Droid, but, for those of you with iPhones, this seems like it’s worth checking out.

Food allergy site foodsyoucan.co.uk has launched a free iPhone application which will help allergy sufferers Continue reading

Allergen Free* Local Bakeries

Obviously, a commercial bakery cannot be free of every allergen (hence the asterisk) … but the following local bakeries and candy makers have Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned: PN/TN in Miracle-Gro Potting Soil

So, I decided to call Scotts Consumer Help Line (1-888-270-3714) before I ventured out into the garden with my daughter with ana PA.  I had heard rumors of peanuts as ingredients in potting soil, and wanted to get more information.  Continue reading