Look what we found! Last month was National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, including Food Allergy Awareness Week, and Celiac Awareness Month.   In our article Food Allergy Awareness Week, Celiac Awareness Month and More!,  we posted many links to resources which contain great information, posters and shareable graphics. During the month, we saw many of these graphics…

Marci Komssi Founder of AllerWare FoodASC Member since 2017   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. Thirteen years ago, my Ryan son was diagnosed with food allergies. Being a first time mom of twins, I was already overwhelmed and adding food allergies to my list of concerns made new…

We asked our FoodASC members for their recommendation of allergy- friendly bars. Below is a list of 10 favorites!   Don’t Go Nuts! Gorilla power Organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free. Gorilla Power and Whitewater Chomp are favorites. Enjoy Life, Cocoa Loco Gluten- and nut-free, milk free, soy free. Coco Loc is a favorite.    …

Andrea Balzano Tucker Founder of Baltimore Gluten Free and Co-Leader of Cel-Kids Maryland FoodASC Member since 2017   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in celiac disease. My name is Andrea Balzano Tucker and I am the founder of Baltimore Gluten Free. I believe all roads in my life have led…

Have you NOTICED? Teal pumpkins and products are popping up EVERYWHERE! Discount stores, dollar stores and even grocery stores! (for good reason I might add!) So what’s the deal with teal? The Teal Pumpkin Project, inspired by Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee (FACET), became one of FARE’s nationwide campaigns in 2014.  The project is a way…

Where can you find over 50 gluten-free and allergy friendly foods, products and services as well as presentations, demos, and lots of like-minded people?   The Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest of course!   Although the 2-day expo has been around for many years, this was the first year that the GFFAFest was held in Richmond,…

Welcome to our new weekly post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced.     Let’s face it, eating out at restaurants can be an enjoyable or exhausting experience.…

FoodASC Asks- Dining Out Welcome to our new FoodASC Asks post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced.   Eating out with food allergies or celiac disease CAN be…