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The Food Suitcase: A European Adventure With Food Allergies

Before last month, we hadn’t left the country in 17 years. My oldest child is 17 years old, which is no coincidence. She is allergic to...

Growing a Good Business Takes Time

Several folks have emailed us asking why the Allergy Amulet isn’t available for purchase yet, and we hear you! We’re just as eager as you are...

How to Find the Right College Food Fit

As I walked down the scenic campus avenue to begin the tour, the first thing on my mind was not their scary admission statistics, or how...

Sulfites—The Next Big Thing in Allergy?

Sulfites—The Next Big Thing in Allergy?
Can you be allergic to wine? Unfortunately, it’s possible. Several people recently asked us whether we plan to detect for sulfites—a common ingredient in wine. This caught us...

Campfires, Canoes, Cabins, and Cross-Contact: Tips for Safe Summer Camping

Campfires, Canoes, Cabins, and Cross-Contact: Tips for Safe Summer Camping
Last week I dropped my kids off at summer camp. They’re still too young for sleepaway camp, but it is all day every day for a week,...

The Forever Chemicals in Our Food—And Now in Our Bodies

The Forever Chemicals in Our Food—And Now in Our Bodies
Disclaimer: this article may result in appetite loss, stomachache, and a lack of faith in our nation’s food safety regulations. On Monday, the New York Times published a...

New Survey Findings Reveal Dangers of Dining Out With Food Allergies

New Survey Findings Reveal Dangers of Dining Out With Food Allergies
Last month, our friends at Snack Safely reported the findings of a survey representing 1,000 food-allergic individuals in the UK. The survey was carried out by the law firm...

Childhood Food Allergy Prevention Q&A with Dr. Katie Marks-Cogan

Childhood Food Allergy Prevention Q&A with Dr. Katie Marks-Cogan
If you’re a dedicated Allergy Amulet follower, then you know we love to support individuals doing amazing things in the food allergy space! We recently had a...

Oral Immunotherapy—Three Years Later

Oral Immunotherapy—Three Years Later
A little over two years ago, I wrote a blog for Allergy Amulet called OIT—Is It For Me? In that piece, I talked about our family’s decision...

Food Allergy Advocacy in Schools

Sending your child off to school is worrisome enough as a parent—but when your child has a food allergy, that anxiety amplifies. My daughter is highly allergic...

Airborne Food Allergens—What’s the Risk?

Airborne Food Allergens—What’s the Risk?
When we hear stories of serious allergic reactions to food, they often involve someone unknowingly ingesting a food that contains their allergen. Gut-wrenching stories like the...

Intuitive Eating + Food Allergy

Intuitive Eating + Food Allergy
Proper nutrition, much like medicine, does not have a one-size-fits-all approach. In fact, what works for one person may not work for another. This is also...

Humans Are Pooping Plastic

Humans Are Pooping Plastic
Got your attention? Thought so. 😉You might be thinking, How does poop relate to food allergies? First, food allergies affect our health and diet, and what we...

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Sugar is Sweet, and Food Allergies Can Be Sweet Too

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Sugar is Sweet, and Food Allergies Can Be Sweet Too
Ah, Valentine’s Day. For some, this day provides a great excuse to press pause on the stressors of life and take time to celebrate the ones...

More Adults Have Food Allergies Than Previously Believed

More Adults Have Food Allergies Than Previously Believed
Last month, we shared the latest research on food allergy trends among children. The study found that approximately 7.6%—or 6 million—kids in the U.S. have a food...