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Press Release:

RICHMOND, Va., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review of its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AUVI-Q 0.1 mg, the first known epinephrine auto-injector specifically designed for the treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in infants and small children weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds. The new 0.1 mg dose epinephrine auto-injector has a shorter needle length and lower dose than existing 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg epinephrine auto-injectors.

Kind of surprised if this is a growing issue that Mylan et al haven't moved in, but interesting none the less. Estimated availability is the first half of 2018 if approved by FDA.
Recipes & Cooking / Good easy meal to feed 50?
« Last post by my3guys on Today at 08:17:32 AM »
My sons and I (with some help) are preparing and cooking a meal for a local charity that assists struggling veterans.

I need a simple meal idea that would be 1 pot with a protein, veggie, and starch. We need to feed 50 on a relatively small budget so it can't be too extravagant.

The idea is to keep the kids involved with chopping veggies etc.

Any of your favorite recipes come to mind oh fabulous SOAK?

Oh, and I'm trying to stay away from Italian food because most of their donated food is Italian and I'd like to give them a break.
Traveling & Restaurants / Re: Franklin/Nashville, TN
« Last post by hezzier on Today at 06:50:41 AM »
I've heard great things about both from an allergy standpoint.  I googled restaurants to see what there is...you can look into Rainforest Cafe and Moe's Southwest Grill both seem to have locations there.
Mfrs. & Packaged Food / Re: Vidal Candies
« Last post by GoingNuts on Today at 06:11:11 AM »
Egg Allergy / Re: Looking for Advice
« Last post by hk on Yesterday at 11:39:32 PM »
My 13 yo dd will be graduating from egg OIT this week.  She failed a baked egg challenge on the first tiny bite about 18 months ago.  Now she has more or less breezed through egg OIT in 3 1/2 months.  She had two minor reactions in the office early on in the treatment.  Our allergist offers OIT and SLIT to every food.  We will be moving on to peanuts/tree nuts/sesame combined next and then one more phase (probably SLIT) to her remaining allergens.  She was cleared for cross-contamination to egg a few weeks ago and it has been life changing for our entire family!  best of luck to you!

CMDeux - I almost never come on here anymore.  I had no idea that your daughter is eating eggs now.  That's wonderful!
Mfrs. & Packaged Food / Vidal Candies
« Last post by SilverLining on Yesterday at 08:17:42 PM »
Found these in a variety store. Imported, from Spain I think. Jelly candies made in peanut free facility, available in various countries.

Recipes & Cooking / Re: Cucumber allergy
« Last post by rebekahc on Yesterday at 09:13:44 AM »
I was thinking along the same lines as Janelle.  Maybe add a pinch of sugar, a pinch of dill (or pickling spice mix) and a bit of vinegar - it would be pretty easy to customize to your child's taste.  Or, you could even just pull a little out for your child before adding the relish to the rest of the batch and not add anything to replace it - my kids would have been fine with that.
Traveling & Restaurants / Franklin/Nashville, TN
« Last post by MaryM on Yesterday at 08:14:11 AM »
We are heading to TN in August for the solar eclipse.  We will be staying with my BIL & SIL.  My MIL & FIL will also be there.  They all LOVE to eat out.  We rarely eat out due to multiple food allergies including milk and egg.  Can anyone here recommend a place that is good with allergies in the area of Franklin or Nashville?  I see there is a Magliano's in Nashville, so we could try that.  They always get rave reviews.  There is also a Mellow Mushroom in Franklin.  I hear they make dairy free pizza and are good about CC.  I am nervous but would like to have something in my back pocket if they insist on eating out...
Recipes & Cooking / Re: Cucumber allergy
« Last post by Janelle205 on July 25, 2017, 11:20:52 PM »
It may be the area that I live in, but other types of pickled vegetables are pretty available here - I would probably try carrots, green beans or asparagus and just chop them finely to get the pieces to be relish sized.  If that isn't available you could try giardiniera (a mild variety, unless you/your child like spicier foods) chopped finely. 

Another option might be to boil your potatoes with some pickling spice in the water or marinate the tuna with pickling spice and a bit of oil.
Recipes & Cooking / Cucumber allergy
« Last post by mom2seven+2 on July 25, 2017, 10:28:07 PM »
I have a kid that is allergic to cucumbers. I'm looking for some good substitution for pickle relish in potato salad and tuna salad mostly.
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