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Whenever we have rice left over from a meal, I immediately make baked rice pudding. We always have the ingredients on hand, and this is a very nice recipe from For The Love Of Cooking that takes only 5 minutes to prepare. I’ve made it hundreds of times, and it always turns out perfectly. If […]
You may know how to use an EpiPen, but do you know when to use it? Do you know what life saving steps to take next? The EpiCenter Medical online training course, First Aid For Anaphylaxis An Allergic Emergency, answers those questions and more. Training Course Content Includes ✔ Allergy Defined ✔ Anaphylaxis Defined ✔ Epinephrine […]
On Sunday March 3 2013 at 3:00 p.m., at a London Ontario Tim Hortons coffee shop just 3 minutes away from my office, this seventeen year old boy experienced a severe asthma attack. Here is a witness’ account of the incident, which she posted on the Tim Hortons Facebook page: “Yesterday at 3:00 pm while […]
Peanut Butter Cheerios Are Coming To Canada: Does This Mean Cheerios Products Are No Longer Safe For Peanut Allergic Consumers?
Peanut Butter Cheerios® have just been made available in Canada, but only for a limited time. General Mills Canada announced on their Facebook page on February 5, 2013 that: “You asked for them, so we’re bringing Peanut Butter Cheerios to Canada! And we’re “laying it on thick” with a coupon for a FREE box with […]
There has been a lot of excitement in the online food allergy community about the launch of the Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injector, known as Allerject in Canada. Sanofi (which produces the Auvi-Q/Allerject) invited US based bloggers to an Auvi-Q Summit, and the resulting posts were interesting and informative. Sanofi is off to a very good start […]
Regulatory Thresholds For Major Food Allergens?* In December 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a notice requesting comments “relevant to conducting a risk assessment to establish regulatory thresholds for major food allergens.” Please take the time to submit your comments to the FDA, since this is the only way the food allergic community’s voice […]
How exciting! We recorded the voice over for our anaphylaxis first aid course yesterday. The voice talent we hired was excellent, and she completed the reading in about four hours. It felt incredible to see our script in every one’s hand when I walked in to the sound studio and to feel it coming to […]
Alex Montreuil was attacked on September 5, 2012 at the Jewish General Hospital Atrium coffee shop in Montreal, Quebec, when a woman who was arguing with him picked up a sandwich containing tomato slices and threw it onto his face. This is assault with a weapon causing bodily harm. What makes this case of particular […]