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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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.…

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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…

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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,…

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New Year: New Look

The MenuTrinfo family was founded by a husband and wife who are passionate about adding nutritional information to menus. We built a software that took individual recipes and gave nutritional facts. Since our inception in…

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Prep for 2018 with an Allergy Policy

Get a head start for the new year by implementing an Allergy Policy As we enter 2018, a year prepped for clean, fresh food, the food service industry is expected to continue catering to diners…

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AllerTrain vs. Leading Competitor

What would you do with 66 minutes? We decided to take a look at what classes are approved and compliant to meet the new mandate in the state of Illinois. There are more choices than…

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Allergy-Friendly Holidays

Allergy- Friendly Holidays How to Accommodate Allergy Needs While Hosting the Holidays Food allergies are on the rise and the food service industry is accommodating special needs more today than ever before. Cooking and dining…

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