Parenting Allergic Children

EpiPen Recall – Should It Spread Worldwide?

There’s an EpiPen recall in Australia due to a defect that may make it difficult to activate in an emergency (failure to activate or increased force needed to activate). Two reports have been confirmed of the device failing to activate in a batch of about 80,000 devices. We all know that the risk of inadequate […]

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 […]

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 […]