(October 10, 2013) The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear […]
Hidden casein proteins in certain “dustless” chalk products can cause respiratory symptoms when inhaled
My go-to substitute for heavy cream in sweet recipes is coconut cream. Despite the name, coconut cream contains no dairy. It’s made purely from puréed coconut, but has a rich, creamy texture. Like dairy cream, coconut cream is high in saturated fat, allowing it to solidify at cooler temperatures. Thus, coconut cream can be whipped, […]
Children with food allergies have been found to have lower weight and height than their non-allergic counterparts.
Update January 2013: Many Allergic Living readers expressed concern about the death in prison of Michael Saffioti, a Washington State man with severe dairy allergy and asthma. In early January, the Snohomish County Prosecutor made the decision not to lay any charges, based on a 400-page report compiled by the County Sherriff’s Office. The report […]
Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Eggs baked goods, e.g. cookies, cakes challah and gluten-free bread crackers fat replacers (e.g. Simplesse) meat products with fillers like meatballs or meatloaf nougats, marzipan candy pasta (fresh but also some dried pasta “may contain” eggs) quiche, soufflé salad dressing, creamy dressings sauces, for example, Béarnaise, hollandaise, Newburg, tartar […]
Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Milk, Dairy artificial butter, butter flavor, butter oil baked goods, e.g. cakes, cookies battered or fried foods broths and bouillons caramel coloring or flavoring chocolate, candies crackers coffee whiteners custards, puddings deli meats, hot dogs dips and salad dressings egg and fat substitutes (Opta, Simplesse) high-protein flour lactose-free products […]
Once upon a time, the only way you could get a chocolate bar free of dairy was to make it yourself! Companies are catching on that those with an allergy to dairy might still go for chocolate and we now have a few options. Most companies had stopped shipping chocolate bars during the hot summer […]