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Welcome to Food For Thought, the companion blog to the AllergyEats restaurant guide. Here we add more color to the picture – whether we’re talking about restaurants, travel, legislation, personal stories, or anything else related to food allergies.  We hope you’ll share your own comments and be a part of the conversation, too.  Enjoy!

The Summer of Food Allergy “Firsts” – Ice Cream, Pizza, and Cupcakes, Oh My!

As food-allergic individuals or food allergy parents, it’s all too easy to focus on the fear and the negative of…

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Amazingly Easy Food Allergy Dining Experience in NYC!

AllergyEats’ Marketing Manager, Jesse Pezzullo, whose daughter has a dairy allergy, is the author of today’s blog. Recently, I had…

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Allergy Musician Kyle Dine
Musician Kyle Dine Spreads Food Allergy Awareness Through Music

Canadian musician Kyle Dine is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, and mustard, and when he sings to…

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Nut-Free Schools or Not? Parents Weigh In

It seems that every food allergy organization, website, Facebook page, and blog are talking about back-to-school with food allergies right…

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Auvi-Q is out!
The Auvi-Q is out! Can it replace the Epi-Pen?

Some of you may have heard the story already.  Twin boys (now men) set out 15 years ago to develop…

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Dairy Allergy: Get the “Scoop” on How One Mom Learned to Cope

[This AllergyEats Blog post written by AllergyEats’ newest team member, Jesse Pezzullo]   I used to love ice cream –…

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After the Epi – Our Real Nightmare Begins!

The Background. Almost four weeks ago, I wrote a blog post entitled “Our First Experience With the Epi – All the…

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Our First Experience With the Epi – All the Details and 16 Lessons to Take Away

“Mommy, I don’t think I can talk anymore.” Those were the words of our oldest son 12-1/2 years ago in…

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A Major Restaurant Group Needs Your Feedback on a Potential New Food Allergy Tool

A few months ago, I was contacted by Darden Restaurants – which owns large chains like Olive Garden, Red Lobster,…

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