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.…

Read the post »

Kids eating in cafeteria

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…

Read the post »

Woman taking orders

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…

Read the post »

Woman enjoying blueberry pancakes

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…

Read the post »

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…

Read the post »

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…

Read the post »

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,…

Read the post »

A Closer Look at Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is very serious. It’s a potentially life threatening allergic reaction to foods, medications and insect stings. And it can occur very quickly — sometimes in just a few minutes after exposure to the allergen.…

Read the post »

The Most Common Uncommon Food Allergies

You know the common food allergens. They’re so common, in fact, that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires food manufacturers to include them on labels when they appear on the ingredients list. They’re known…

Read the post »

Top Allergies Around The World

In the United States, there are eight foods that make up the top allergens and result in 90% of all reactions in America. The top eight allergens are milk, egg, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts,…

Read the post »