Vitamins: wheat (gluten), milk, egg, peanut, tree nut, soy and preservative free
It’s enough that the food allergic have to read each and every food label to avoid foods they are allergic to. Then there is the issue of cross contamination. However, food items are only one category allergic individuals need to consider.
Vitamins are a consumable product that parents of allergic children may fail to think about. Many contain dairy.
Luckily there are allergy friendly vitamins out there. CVS even has their own brand called Gummy Swirls.
From their website:
“Multi-vitamin and mineral supplement. Great taste! Black cherry cream, orange cream, strawberry cream. This product contains no wheat (gluten), milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy or preservatives. The facility that makes this product also makes products that contain wheat (gluten) and milk using different equipment.”
You can also find vitamins at several of the online allergy stores listed on Best Allergy Sites. One such store is the Allergy Free Shop.
What would you do if a child was having an allergic reaction, needed epinephrine, but was so afraid of the
We rarely travel. Between school, sports, my husbands work schedule and managing food allergies–it is just easier to keep it close to home. This past year we were fortunate enough to be able to take a pre-Christmas trip to Walt Disney World.