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Posted by: PurpleCat
« on: December 07, 2019, 04:23:37 PM »

Posted by: spacecanada
« on: December 06, 2019, 06:32:55 PM »

Another food allergy death reported today, and again I am on my phone:

My one of a kind, handsome and amazing Son Logan Lewis gained his angel wings last night. My world is shattered and words cannot describe the pain.  I do not want any confusion or speculation on what happened. As many of you know Logan has had a life threatening milk allergy his entire life. While at school last night he accidentally drank something with milk in it and did not get his Epipen in time to stop the reaction and the EMTs were unable to save him.  His services are not yet complete but will be in Newark Ohio and I will post the details once they are final. Thank you for all of your love and support.  Logan loves his friends and family more than anything and you are all welcome to attend his services.
Posted by: spacecanada
« on: December 03, 2019, 10:34:13 PM »

I do not know how to post a Facebook page link from my phone, so hopefully someone can link it here. Anaphylaxis Network Australia posted about a boy named Wyatt, in Bucyrus, that passed away this weekend. 😭
Posted by: GoingNuts
« on: October 25, 2019, 09:06:09 PM »

Posted by: spacecanada
« on: May 17, 2019, 02:24:02 PM »

I just read that my friend's relative just died from fatal anaphylaxis.  I don't know her name or her story, but I don't want her to be forgotten.   :'(
Posted by: GoingNuts
« on: January 02, 2019, 05:33:53 PM »

Posted by: Macabre
« on: September 23, 2018, 08:28:36 AM »

Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, collapsed during a flight from Heathrow to Nice on 17 July last year.

Despite her father administering two EpiPen injections, Natasha, from Fulham, London, died within hours, West London Coroner's Court will hear.

Pret a Manger said it was "deeply saddened" by the death.

Natasha's father, Nadim Ednan-Laperouse, said in a statement: "It's a daily battle and the pain is indescribable."

Mr Ednan-Laperouse, the founder of Wow Toys company, said: "As a family now of three, my wife, son and I are still trying to adjust to life without our beloved girl.

"Everything we say and do is a reminder that she isn't with us - her empty bedroom, school uniform hanging in her wardrobe, her holiday bag packed for her holiday in Nice has never been unpacked. We can't bear to."

A spokesperson for Pret said: "We were deeply saddened to hear about Natasha's tragic death, and our heartfelt thoughts are with her family and friends."

Image caption Natasha had eaten a baguette just before boarding the flight to Nice
Natasha ate an artichoke, olive and tapenade baguette bought from the main Pret a Manger shop in Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport, said the family's solicitors, Leigh Day.

It is believed the sesame was baked into the baguette, rather than contained in seeds on its crust, said Pret.

The teenager collapsed on the British Airways flight and later died in hospital in Nice.

Posted by: spacecanada
« on: September 07, 2018, 10:24:06 AM »

Sadie Bristow

Note that the words intolerance and allergy are used interchangeably here.  I have to wonder if they didn't realise just how serious their daughter's condition was.  Another source says the location they visited uses milk products in their gardening. 

Also, 16 doses of Epi?  Wow, I wonder if that's an exaggeration, but it could be possible over time as a critical lifesaving attempt; doctors and paramedics can go through a lot of Epi in emergencies. 

So sad.   :'(
Posted by: Macabre
« on: June 27, 2018, 11:34:09 PM »

Posted by: GoingNuts
« on: March 12, 2018, 09:49:04 PM »

So, so awful.  When will the FDA wake up?  Her poor family.  :'(
Posted by: Macabre
« on: March 12, 2018, 08:16:14 PM »

Posted by: MaryM
« on: January 11, 2018, 04:21:33 PM »

I belong to a group his mom runs.  She’s amazing.
Posted by: GoingNuts
« on: January 10, 2018, 05:15:31 PM »

Posted by: GoingNuts
« on: November 12, 2017, 06:09:50 PM »

Elijah’s  Dad spoke on local TV the other day.  It was so hard to watch.  :'(