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!

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

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

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

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

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