Food Allergy Alert — epipen carrier

Keep children with food allergies safe.

Keep children with food allergies safe.

Online surveys continue to demonstrate the need to help educate parents of food allergic kids about the importance of reading labels, teaching their children how to avoid food allergens, and ensure they have immediate access to life saving epinephrine at all times.   

A survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by Mylan Specialty, included more than 300 U.S. parents of children with life-threatening allergies and found that nearly 90% of their children have holiday events planned with friends and family or at school. When self reporting about habits surrounding how they help prevent or prepare for anaphylaxis, less than...


Age children carry their Epipen

Age children carry their Epipen

At what age should my son with food allergy start carrying his  Epipen Auto-Injectors?
Most parents of college students  with food allergies will tell you to start teaching your child to carry the epinephrine injectors  before they start middle school.

Many schools, especially in Canada, now require for
children to self carry the epinephrine auto injectors inside a


Bakery directory of gluten free, peanut free, egg free, soy free, nut free in California, New York,MA and more

Bakery directory of  gluten free, peanut free, egg free, soy free, nut free in California, New York,MA and more

ALLERGY FRIENDLY- BAKERY LIST

  1. Sensitive Sweets (Fountain Valley, CA) wheat & gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, nut-free

  2. Baby cakes NYC (Los Angeles,...


Allergy to milk and "dairy free" foods.

Allergy to milk and "dairy free" foods.

 Allergic to milk?  Watch out for products labeled as "non-dairy", "lactose free" and/or  "milk free" are not always milk-free.


Is the Epipen® better than the Auvi-Q®?

Many individuals with food allergies want to get the new smaller epinephrine auto injector talking device  Auvi-Q but not sure if they are ready to let go of the larger but so familiar Epipen's. If you are facing this dilemma start carrying both and/or alternate and soon you will be able to choose the one that works best for you.   Don't get stressed out trying to decide which is better because both are great. Focus on  what really matters which is to always carry two epinephrine auto injectors on you at all times....