Tag: anaphylaxis

ELL Announces First-Ever National Food Allergy School Safety Assembly

Geneva’s very own ELL Foundation (that stands for Eating & Educating, Living Life) announces its sponsorship of an assembly to raise awareness and support for the reintroduction and passage of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Management Act (FAAMA). After passing the US House of Representatives in 2008, FAAMA must be reintroduced to the US Congress.... Read more »

Avoiding Allergic Reactions to Alcohol

Some might say an alcohol allergy is as rare as the blue moon that’s coming this New Year’s Eve. According to foodreactions.org. an alcohol allergy is an adverse reaction to the ingestion of alcohol caused by a deficiency of the enzyme Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, which is necessary to metabolize the alcohol into acetic acid. Alcohol unless... Read more »