In all of our 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

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

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

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

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