Oakley Debbs, 11, died of anaphylaxis after consuming nut-containing cake.
After $15M settlement in tragedy, family will support allergy research, awareness.
Allergic Living speaks to U.K. detective and prosecutor on allergy manslaughter case.
A 10-year-old Ontario boy with asthma and food allergies, who died after collapsing in his school’s office, was without proper asthma controller medication and didn’t have epinephrine administered quickly enough, even though he was carrying an auto-injector, the investigating coroner has revealed. Javier Avina died from either an asthma attack or a food-allergic reaction on April 5,… Read more »
Should grocery store bakeries fall under the same food allergen labeling exception that applies to traditional bakeries?
Shahida Shahid, 18, informed restaurant staff of her severe food allergies and they assured her that her meal was safe.
Edward Horan, 24, succumbed to fatal anaphylaxis after being exposed to his known, but unidentified, food allergen.
Thirteen-year-old Natalie Giorgi was camping with a group of families in Sacramento, California on July 27, 2013 when she ate a single bite of a Rice Krispies square. The peanut-allergic teen thought it tasted “funny”, and spat it out. The taste turned out to be peanut butter. At first Natalie didn’t show any symptoms and… Read more »
We’re saddened to report that three young people have died from anaphylactic reactions in the past two months.
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… Read more »