Our staff enjoys staying in touch with our customers and the information that they might find interesting related to food, drug and health emergency situations that can occur at home or when travelling. Check back regularly for interesting tidbits and let us know what you like!

For the last 6 months we were preparing to be an exhibitor at our first conference and were excited to let allergists and immunologists at the AAAAI annual convention...

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Tags: Allergies · Allergists · Asthma · Drug allergies · Food Allergies · Immunologists · Travel Safety

Several months ago I had a phone conversation with a freelance writer who was creating an article for AAA Northeast magazine on traveling with food allergies.

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Tags: Allergies · Food & Travel Safety · Food Allergies · Travel Advice · Travel Safety

A great way to understand a new culture is to share in the local cuisine.  But ordering food when you have food allergies or other diet restrictions can be challenging.  Here are some general tips from personal experience and from speaking to other travelers.

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Tags: Food & Travel Safety · Food Allergies · Food Safety · Travel Safety

Dander is dried flecks of skin from animals with fur (cats, dogs, rodents) or feathers (birds) and when it becomes airborne it can cause allergic and asthmatic reactions.

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Tags: Allergies · Asthma · Cat and dog allergy · pet dander

Read a customer's feedback about her trip to Southeast Asia:

 "SelectWisely was a tremendous help to me on our trip to Southeast Asia...."

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Tags: Food Allergies · Gluten Free · Southeast Asia · Translations · Vacationing

Unlike packaged foods, cosmetics typically have no ingredients label making it impossible to know the compounds used in the product.  Best way to avoid this is with a small skin test first.

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Tags: Consumer Product Safety · Cosmetics · Food Allergies

Traveling over a long period of time? (lucky you)  Check out this article from the NY times for things to bring, to do and to remember. 

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Tags: Food & Travel Safety · Medical tourism · Tourism · Travel Advice · Travel Destinations · World Cities

We were so happy to see our partner, Nutless Life, include a sample of our Nuts and Peanuts food allergy card in their March 2019 package.

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Tags: Allergies · Food Allergies

If you haven't been to southern Spain for a vacation, put it on your bucket list.  It's not the food or the scenary that wows you  - it's the history, architecture and culture.

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Tags: Allergies · Food Allergies · Modern food · Spain · Study Abroad · Travel Advice · Travel Destinations · Vacationing

When my daughter was an infant, her pediatrician noticed eczema on her skin and he predicted that she would have asthma at an early age and food allergies starting in childhood.

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Tags: Allergies · Asthma · Food Allergies · Gluten Free