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RECALL : Udi’s Gluten Free Au Naturel Granola with UPC 6-98997-80615-8 and Best By 041913 12265 1

We have recently learned that Udi’s Healthy Foods LLC, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is voluntarily recalling certain lots of its [Read More]

Dominos Has A Gluten Free Pizza But Not A Gluten Free Kitchen

Domino’s Pizza seems to have taken one step forward and two steps back move in the eyes of many familiar with celiac disease with it’s new gluten free crust. It [Read More]

Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster recalled; Peanut Allergy – Severe Reactions

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2012 Contact: Susan Stribling Odwalla Inc. 404.676.4120 ODWALLA, INC. ISSUES NATIONWIDE ALLERGY ALERT ON CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MONSTER [Read More]

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary, Nationwide Retail Level Recall of Four Lots of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today issued a voluntary nationwide  retail level recall of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets USP, 50mg/325mg/40mg, and Hydrocodone [Read More]

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Joins “HAE: Learn About It, Talk About It,” Consortium of Specialist Organizations Committed to Advancing Care of Patients With Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced it has joined a growing collaboration of professional organizations in the program, “HAE: Learn About [Read More]

1 in 13 U.S. Children Suffer from Food Allergies, Study Finds

According to a national survey of more than 38,000 families, 8 percent of children in the United States suffer from a food allergy –  a considerably higher number than [Read More]

Children’s Hospital Study Shows Pediatric Patient Crowding Can be Reduced by Smoothing Occupancy Levels

Children’s hospitals can reduce higher patient occupancy rates most often experienced during weekdays by scheduling more patients to be admitted on days with lighter [Read More]

Ragweed and Mold Lead Overall Upswing in Allergy Prevalence; Climate Change Suspected

Early results from the largest cross-sectional national allergy study ever conducted, to be released later this week, suggest that allergies have increased in America, but [Read More]

AllergyChat News

AllergyChat supports all people with allergies

There are other forums for specific allergies and we support them. But, we noticed people with great ideas or info dealing with one type of allergy were not communicating with people with different allergies. We want to get the whole community [Read More]

RSS Allergies in the News

  • A Possible Treatment for Peanut Allergies
    More than 15 million people in the United States live with food allergies that impact every meal they eat. Every three minutes someone is rushed to the emergency room due to a food allergy reaction, and among children, peanut intolerance is the leading cause of throat-swelling, life-threatening anaphylaxis. Using a mix of peanut protein and […]
  • Spice recalled over nut allergy scare
    FOOD safety chiefs are warning allergy sufferers after a spice manufacturer released a product mixed with potentially harmful ground almonds.
  • USAirPurifiers.com Announces Complimentary Allergy Resource Ebook Offering Top Tips for Allergy Relief and More
    USAirPurifiers.com announces free Allergy Resource Ebook offering top tips for allergy relief and more. This 86 page quality Ebook is loaded with information and tips for relief from burdensome allergies. (PRWeb January 30, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12469505.htm
  • New Peanut Allergy Treatment Shows Promise
    Children with peanut allergies who tried a new treatment involving probiotics wound up being able to eat peanuts without suffering an allergic reaction, a new study from Australia says. However, there is reason to be cautious about the study's results, said Dr. Donald Leung, head of pediatric allergy and immunology at National Jewish Health hospital […]
  • Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal + Allergy
    The Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal + Allergy doesn't need a filter and won't lose suction, but you can get an equally powerful vacuum for a lot less money.
  • Research and Markets: Cedar Pollen Allergy Pipeline Insights Report 2015
    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Cedar Pollen Allergy-Pipeline Insights, 2015" subscription

Allergy Stories

Allergy Awareness kills

If you asked most people if they were aware of allergies, they would undoubtedly tell you, yes. "Tom, are you aware?", "Yep", he nods...."Sally, how about you?", "Sure!", she exclaims with a smile. Ok then, problem solved, we're all good. Everyone is aware. Not so fast. Being aware doesn't mean you understand the impacts and the consequences of someone dealing with life threatening allergies. We all want to do good.(Most of us) We all want to think we are understanding of others needs. Especially if there are life changing consequences. But, do we really, when it comes to allergies? I had an incident about 8 years ago as I was on a commercial flight. I was sitting in my seat getting comfortable and eating some peanuts I had brought [Read More]

Do you know fear like a mother knows fear?

I was on the phone with her and she was a thousand miles away, but I could still see the tears. Why was a new, young mother feeling so much pain, so much fear? I understood why, but I couldn't imagine what she was feeling. She thankfully, recently, had a beautiful happy baby. Ten fingers...Ten toes. One that could laugh and cry and do all the little things newborns do. She had a lot to be thankful for. That was the good news. What I listened to was the sad news..... Her little infant had a life threatening food allergy. Some of you reading this will understand immediately the implications of what I'm writing. For the others, I'll try and help you. When someone has a life threatening, or anaphylactic reaction, they need to administer [Read More]

Allergy Medication News

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary, Nationwide Retail Level Recall of Four Lots of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today issued a voluntary nationwide  retail level recall of Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets USP, 50mg/325mg/40mg, and Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen  Tablets, USP 7.5mg/500mg. This recall was [Read More]

ImmunoCAP(R) Used in Largest Cross-sectional Allergy Study Ever

Phadia, the worldwide leader of in vitro allergy diagnostics, is pleased to contribute to the largest cross-sectional allergy study ever conducted through the use of its ImmunoCAP(R) Specific IgE blood test, the market leading in vitro allergy [Read More]

Perrigo’s Partner Synthon Receives FDA Tentative Approval for Levocetirizine Solution – Generic Equivalent to Xyzal® Oral Solution

Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) and its partner Synthon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for Levocetirizine [Read More]

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Allergy Products

Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster recalled; Peanut Allergy – Severe Reactions

Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster recalled; Peanut Allergy – Severe Reactions

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2012 Contact: Susan Stribling Odwalla Inc. 404.676.4120 ODWALLA, INC. ISSUES NATIONWIDE ALLERGY ALERT ON CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MONSTER BEVERAGE Dinuba, CA —Odwalla, Inc. is recalling Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster beverage in 12-oz and 32-oz bottles, with “enjoy by” dates prior to and including 23 MAY 2012, because of reports from [Read More]

Hunter Fan Company Launches Revolutionary Air Filtration System

Hunter Fan Company Launches Revolutionary Air Filtration System

Hunter Fan Company, the world’s original ceiling fan manufacturer, announced today the launch of the Total Air Sanitizer, the world’s only portable air purifier that effectively captures and kills living biological pollutants and viruses. Addressing a growing worldwide concern over air safety and cleanliness, Hunter developed the Total [Read More]

Visitors to Boston Can Now Sleep Better Thanks to Science and Silk

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the growing population of people with asthma and allergies now has a luxury hotel option that features Certified asthma & allergy friendly® bedding in every room when visiting the Boston area. The Lenox Hotel in the historic Back Bay now features all natural SmartSilk™ silk-filled bedding that has [Read More]

LifeStyles Launches the First Large Polyisoprene Condom

The makers of LifeStyles® Condoms (“LifeStyles”) announce today the release of their latest innovation in contraception, SKYN® Large. Following the overwhelming success of SKYN, the first polyisoprene condom on the market, and due to high consumer demand for a larger SKYN product, LifeStyles is expanding size options and product [Read More]