Food Allergy Lawsuits are On the Plate: Today More than Ever

By Betsy Craig The last few months we have seen a large rise in food allergy lawsuits as well as settlements. As this is my life’s work and passion, I might be more aware than…

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Spreading “FARE Love” to Colleges Across the U.S.

There’s a new buzzword at AllerTrain headquarters: “FARE love.” This is how we refer to stipends we are able to pass along to colleges through our most recent partnership with the non-profit food allergy advocacy…

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Build a Confident Team in 2019 with Allergy Training

         In 2018 it seemed like every week there was a new restaurant in the headlines for harming someone with a food allergy. From mega concepts like Pret a Manger to smaller mom and pop shops,…

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Could sesame be the next major allergen in America?

Sesame Seeds          Since 2004, the FDA made it mandatory for all food labels in America to inform their customers, in plain language, if there is any presence of the top eight allergens in the product.…

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Tips for going Back to School with a Food Allergy

Heading back to school with a food allergy can be scary at any age. Lunch time, snacks, holiday parties and even birthday cupcakes can pose a threat. Luckily, now more than ever, food allergies are…

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Train Your Dream Team

Invest from the beginning so you don’t pay for it later! Everyone has had an experience at a restaurant where the food they ordered didn’t come out correctly. Either something was missing, added on accident…

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Innovation for Food Allergies at Restaurants

How Restaurant Get Food Allergies Right! Diners constantly ask for more information when dining out. They want to know where their food came from, what the nutritional facts are, and if the food is for…

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What’s up with “May Contain” Statements?

“May contain…” “May contain traces of…” “Manufactured in a facility that processes…” “Made on shared equipment with…” You’ve probably seen them before. These are precautionary allergen labeling statements commonly found on packaged foods. While for…

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Get Your Sleep-Away Camp Ready

Summertime is right around the corner, and with that comes all sorts of activities that could expose kiddos with celiac disease and food allergies to foods that could be very harmful. Parents, understandably, have concerns…

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MasterTrainer vs. eLearning

Why a live trainer is better When it comes to food allergy training, which is best? — an AllerTrain MasterTrainer or learning online? According to Dee Dee Vicino, Director of Training and Education with AllerTrain,…

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