10.29.2012: Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota Holds Food Allergy Resource Fair
“Allergies to common foods like peanuts, eggs, milk and shellfish are on the rise, leaving families and schools more confused than ever on what is safe to eat. Individuals with food allergies, their families, teachers and caregivers will benefit from a FREE Food Allergy Resource Fair Saturday, November 10, 9:00 am‐ 12:00 pm, at the Hopkins Eisenhower Community Center at 1001 Highway 7 in Hopkins.” Read more on FASGMN Press Release….
The FPIES Foundation is honored to, once again, be participating in the 6th Annual Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota’s (FASGMN) Food Allergy Resource Fair. Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota “Strengthening Families and Communities Affected by Food Allergies”. If you live in Minnesota, or nearby, please join us on Saturday, Nov. 10th from 9am- 12pm in Hopkins, Minnesota at the FASGMN Food Allergy Resource Fair!
||08.31.2012: Nutra Ingredient Change and Neocate Junior Labeling Change Alert
Nutricia North America has asked The FPIES Foundation to help make customers aware that they will soon see new packaging look for Neocate Junior and Neocate Nutra.
Neocate Junior varieties will have NO change in can size, price, codes or ingredients.Neocate Junior remains the same product. There will be no changes to the Neocate Junior line of products other than the label.
However, there will be an ingredient change (along with the labeling change) from corn starch to rice starch for Neocate Nutra.
- Neocate Junior: Big and bold cup icon indicates for children 1 year and older. (download Neocate Jr PDF)
- Neocate Nutra will have a big and bold bowl and spoon icon to indicates it is a food item for children 6 months and older. (Download Neocate Nutra PDF)
- Neocate Nutra Ingredient Change:
The corn starch will be replaced with a pregelatinized rice starch which is highly refined to remove any rice protein leaving purely the starch component. The change to hypoallergenic rice starch was necessitated by a limited supply of hypoallergenic corn starch.
Download and read the above PDFs for pictures of the new labels and further information. If you or loved one’s caregivers have any questions, please call the Customer Service Department toll-free at 1-800-NEOCATE, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 7:00 pm EST, or visit www.Neocate.com.