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From The Frying Pan To The Fire: My Take On The Auvi-Q/Allerject Recall

As anyone with an interest in reading this article already must know, all Allerject and Auvi-Q brand epinephrine auto-injectors distributed in Canada and the United States were recalled this week. This is a voluntary recall, not one mandated by the FDA or by Health Canada.  I have never seen a recall that related to every […]

live clean shampoo - Allergen Alert

live clean shampoo – Allergen Alert

Recently, I bought live clean healthy balance shampoo and conditioner at Shoppers Drug Mart. While double checking the ingredient list of the products for any nut oils, I had a nasty surprise: The shampoo contains nut oil! As Jacob has life-threatening tree nut allergies, the last thing I want is to do is contaminate myself […]

Happy Birthday Onespot Allergy Blog! You’re Five Today!

My blog is five years old today! I’m almost without words when I think of how much has occurred since I stumbled into the online world. I feel like I’ve lived a few different lives since then. First, I was Onespot Allergy. I was just a lawyer with a passionate interest in allergy safety, and […]

Food Allergies Presentation Ideal For Use In Schools

Sanofi Canada, makers of Allerject™ the epinephrine auto-injector, provided me with this excellent infographic titled “Today’s Lesson: Food Allergies.” It was created for a general awareness campaign on anaphylaxis and provides an excellent guide that illustrates how to identify anaphylaxis and what to do in case of an emergency situation caused by food allergies. I’m very pleased […]