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!


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

A customer travels to China.  An article of her trip can be found in the 2018/9 winter issue of Allergic Living magazine. 

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

Anyone who has the opportunity to travel to Italy needs to go to Rome and in particular to the Pantheon and Vatican City.  Yes there’s the Colosseum and other fabulous ancient sites and museums to visit but for me these two destinations were unexpectedly off the charts

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Tags: Italy · Tourism · Travel Advice · Travel Destinations · Vacationing · World Cities

New EU regulations for consumer food information influences Rome hotel restaurant menu by adding little food allergy icons.

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

This morning I was reading the news online and an article about kitchen sponges carrying bacteria caught my attention.  Are food allergens in your kitchen sponge?

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Tags: Allergies · Consumer Product Safety · Food Allergies · Kitchen Safety

Study abroad programs are a great way to see the world for college students.  Inspite of all the scary stuff in the world today, kids need to get out on their own, to discover the world, to be inconvenienced, to wonder, to learn to take a calculated risk, to say hello in a foreign language.

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Tags: Languages · Study Abroad · Travel Advice · Travel Destinations · World Cities

50 years ago this year the antibody immunoglobulin (IgE) was discovered by researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden in collaboration with a team from Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital in Denver.

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Tags: Allergies · Asthma · Drug allergies · Food Allergies · Medical Conditions