Food Allergy Alert

2016 Back to school new fashion trend after sharp increase in the number of schools giving permission for students to carry their Epipen.

2016 Back to school new fashion trend after sharp increase in the number of schools giving permission for students to carry their Epipen.

Rapid increase in the number of middle and high schools students with asthma and food allergies who need to carry their inhalers and/or EpiPen is making OmaxCare™ "Strap On Body Wear Carriers" one of the latest fashion trends.
The LegBuddy™and WaistPal™  have become the most liked emergency medicine carriers among school age children  around the world. 
This year a record number of schools in the US are giving permission for students to self carry their life saving medications. Before anaphylaxis allergies was recognized as a life threatening condition,  many parents...


Is your school ready for students with peanut and food allergies?

Is your school ready for students with peanut and food allergies?

It seems like no matter how much time goes by, when a child enters Kindergarten, the concept of peanut free schools either look like a thing of the future or the past.  Does the concept still exist? Is trying to educate  teachers about food allergens getting easier or just as much as a challenge as it was ten years ago?

It seems that the best choice for parents no matter how many years go by or how many schools are implementing "special " efforts is  to teach  your child how to live with food allergies.

This is the story of how...


Summer fun peanut free, egg free, milk free tasty snacks and cookies.

Summer fun peanut free, egg free, milk free tasty snacks and cookies.

Allergy Free (no nuts, no eggs, no milk) foods that are easy to find and taste great! kids with food allergies and their friends will like.

Most items are sold at regional supermarket chains in the US such as  Publix, Fresh Market, Vans, and national chains like Whole Food Stores in the US.

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    Epipen junior use increases as more prepared foods use peanuts and eggs

    Epipen junior use increases as more prepared foods use peanuts and eggs

    The use of Epipen Junior auto injectors continues to grow due to the increase in the number of children with severe allergies to foods such as peanuts, eggs, nuts, milk,and soy.

    Peanut allergy is on the rise as well as the need to use epinephrine auto injectors to stop allergic reactions from escalating to anaphylactic shock. Unfortunately each year that goes by, more children are diagnosed with life threatening peanut allergy and the risk of exposure is growing at a much rapid pace due to the increase in  the use of peanuts in   prepared foods and  food recipes.  

    Today peanuts are more widely used by chefs than ever before especially at restaurants, due to the increase in popularity of ethnic sauces and marinades. Mexican and Asian foods are on top of the list.

    Always read labels even if you have eaten the specific brand package good product before.  Companies change ingredients and label warnings depending on where their foods are manufactured. Why having to read so much? Traces of peanuts could be found in many package good items.  Thanks to new US government regulations, more and more companies are including not only the allergens warning in their ingredients but also the "may contain" traces due to manufacturing facilities sharing same equipment.


    Why kissing a child with food allergy could be dangerous

    Why kissing a child with food allergy could be dangerous

    I have food allergies so please don't kiss me near mouth, and even better if you just hugg me and refrain from kissing me until we had the chance to talk about food allergies. 

    During the past few years the number of kids born with food allergies continues to increase at a rate never expected.  Kissing anyone who is allergic to peanuts, eggs, milk, nuts, soy or any kid of food could put their life at risk if you just ate any of the foods they are allergic to.

    If you ate something someone is allergic to you can still...