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In our 11 years of providing food allergy cards to travelers we have never had a customer mention this allergy.   Alpha Gal - from a tick bite!

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Tags: Allergies · Food Allergies · Medical Conditions

On the horizon are new sources of food protein that can be processed into flour, pastes and cooking sauces.  And of course, do I see a 'gluten free' label on a bag of insect flour?  You can bet on it.

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Tags: Food Allergies · Gluten Free · Modern food

I saw those words together and it caught my attention.  Did you know that selling fake food was a multi-billion dollar business?   Dairy products are notorious as well as meat, spices and liquids like syrup and fruit juices.

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Tags: Consumer Product Safety · Food & Travel Safety · Food Allergies · Food Labeling · Food Safety

Is it me or doesn’t everyone want to know where their food comes from?  More and more I find myself wondering about this – especially at the grocery store.

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

Struck by lightening in Rio de Janeiro, the Christ the Redeemer statue needs fixing.

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Tags: Brazil · Travel Destinations · World Cities

Medical tourism is rising throughout the world.  You can have a knee operation done and spend the rest of the day on the beach.

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Tags: Medical tourism · Travel Advice · Travel Destinations · World Cities

Taxis define cities.  Here is a fun article from the New Zealand Herald.

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Tags: Travel Destinations · World Cities

It is fairly common for capsule or tablet medications to contain lactose.  If you are lactose intolerant (or milk allergic), please keep this in mind.

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Tags: Drug allergies · Food & Travel Safety · Medical Conditions

Food safety and food quality is an issue for all of us but especially for those with life-threatening allergies.

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Tags: Consumer Product Safety · Food & Travel Safety · Food Safety · Travel Safety

A customer travels to Morocco and offers feedback on nuts allergies

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Tags: Allergies · Food Allergies · Morocco · Travel Advice