Congress must declare corn an official allergen before corn/corn derivatives are subject to FDA labeling guidelines. Since there is an emerging corn allergy crisis, with potentially life-threatening consequences; I am devoting this blog to advocate for the corn allergy community, and to provide resources to help them navigate this difficult journey. Please join me in demanding that Congress declare corn an official allergen. Thank you! @CornAllergy911
Monday, October 30, 2017
Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)
Even though I have now contacted the majority of U.S.
hospitals re: protocol for treating corn-allergic patients, I decided to
contact the dietary department at the hospital where I had surgery in March
(and where I will have my next surgery) to verify if they now stock guaranteed corn-free liquids to comply with the surgeon-ordered, liquid-only diet after my
surgery. They only gave me the brand names of the liquids, so I could contact
the manufacturers personally. This is unacceptable!
As a result, I am now contacting the food service
industry with corn allergy documentation and statistics.