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

FAAN Survey on Airline Travel

If you’re not on FAAN’s weekly email newsletter, you might have missed this…

“FAAN™, along with members of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Alliance, is launching a new global survey that aims to investigate the relationship between peanut/tree nut allergy and commercial air travel. If you or a family member are affected by peanut/tree nut allergy, we encourage you to take this anonymous, 15-20 minute survey.

The results of the survey will help us better understand the behaviors and experiences of individuals affected by peanut/tree nut allergy as related to commercial flying.

To take the brief, anonymous survey, please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/WJTV2FN.”

Allergy Friendly Restaurant Guides

So, not all of us like to bake from scratch all the time.  For those of you who love to eat out… here are a few websites that can help Continue reading

Book: Allergic Girl

Allergic Girl: Adventures in Living Well with Food Allergies
By Sloane Miller

I just finished reading this book and loved it!

Like many of the “How to…” books on living with food allergies, it has lots of great tips, but what I really appreciated was  Continue reading