From Dave Bloom, SnackSafely.com: "Announcing the launch of Allergence, a free service designed specifically for families coping with food allergies and celiac disease.
You’ve heard us drone on about the issue many times: Due to lax regulations, the estimated 15 million Americans suffering with food allergies can’t rely on the label alone to determine whether a product is safe for them. Though manufacturers are required to disclose when each of the top eight allergens is an ingredient of a product, the FDA does not require warnings of potential cross-contamination, such as “May contain traces of peanuts” and “Manufactured in a facility that also processes sesame”. You may think a product is safe if these warnings are absent, but you can’t know for sure – especially in cases where there are warnings for some allergens and not others..." More...
Maylan has extended the “$0 Co-Pay Offer” for the EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injector through December 31, 2014. Details from Mylan:
*This offer is not available to patients who are in Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, or any other federal or state health care plan. The card is not transferable and the amount of the rebate cannot exceed the patient’s out-of-pocket expenses. Program expires 12/31/2014. Program managed by PSKW, LLC on behalf of Mylan Specialty L.P. Product dispensed pursuant to program rules and federal and state laws. Void where prohibited. The parties reserve the right to amend or end this program at any time without notice. This is not an insurance card."
For more information visit: https://activatemysavings.com/epipen/ or http://www.epipen.com/
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