I was lucky enough to speak with the founder of Allergy Amulet, Abi Barnes, a lifelong food allergy sufferer who dreamt of creating a fast and portable food allergen detection device which would allow individuals to feel safer about the foods they eat.
The journey to date has been incredible, and in addition to passing 10,000 instagram followers this week, I was also placed on the list of “8 Gluten-Free Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following” by Good Housekeeping Magazine. What an honor! If you’re not following me yet on instagram, find me at The Allergy Free Wife.
Intrommune Therapeutics is a new biopharmaceutical company based out of NYC that is working to simplify treatment for food allergies by providing convenient new options for food allergy sufferers through their Oral Mucosal Immunotherapy. Essentially, they are working to create an allergy immunotherapy toothpaste which contains peanut allergens
If you’re not familiar with Oral Immunotherapy, it’s when patients are fed small incremental amounts of protein to which they are allergic in a carefully controlled manner over a period of time.