Food Labels And Food Allergies
I distinctly remember the first time I shopped for groceries after my son’s food allergy diagnosis. For the first time in my life, at age 30, I started reading food labels. Labels for bread, cheese, ranch dressing, crushed tomatoes, vanilla extract, cereal, everything. You name it, I’ve read the label. I have had two responses…
How to Call Companies About Food
I like to call companies in my spare time so that I can ask questions about how they manufacture their foods. Listening to the alluring voice of a robotic automated service makes my heart skip a beat. The adrenaline starts pumping as I type out a bunch of numbers in an attempt to reach a…
What In the World Is Food Cross-Contact?
“Dear cross-contact, I hate your stinking guts. You make me vomit. You’re scum between my toes!” Those infamous words of the Little Rascals echo through my head every time I deal with possible cross-contact of food. If cross-contact had an actual face, I’d probably punch it. For reals. All humor (and aggressiveness) aside, perhaps you are just now hearing the…