Skiing Mount Snow:  A Food Allergy Review

Skiing Mount Snow: A Food Allergy Review

...We had SUCH a great experience there, I wanted to pass along a few *specific* points of information for those of you thinking about going....

Lift Lines and EpiPens: Skiing with Food Allergies

Lift Lines and EpiPens: Skiing with Food Allergies

When my food allergic son was old enough, my husband (an avid skier) was ready to enroll him in ski school. But the idea of trying to manage food issues on a ski vacation seemed challenging.

I can happily tell you that we’ve had a lot of success on the slopes. Here are some tips I’ve learned over the past few years...

No-Brainer: Support a Bill to Place Stock Epinephrine on Airlines

My food allergy colleague and the brains behind No Nut Traveler, Lianne Mandelbaum, has helped introduce a bill to place stock epinephrine on airlines and train airline personnel on the symptoms on anaphylaxis and how to administer autoinjectors.

This is a safety measure that just makes sense.

An in-flight food allergy reaction is frightening and can be deadly. It's a situation that our family has experienced first hand. My father-in-law DISCOVERED he was anaphylactic to shrimp (at age 40) on a transcontinental flight... read more