Bakers Journal

Free Safe Snack Guide helps professionals avoid allergens

August 15, 2019
By Bakers Journal, publisher of the Safe Snack Guide, the resource that has been keeping allergens out of shared spaces and the home since 2011 — announces a new feature that allows food industry professionals, managers, and event planners to tailor custom snack guides to match the allergen restrictions of their participants and attendees.

Visit and register for a free account to create custom snack guides for office spaces, parties, activities and events. Simply select the combination of 11 allergens to exclude (from peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, milk, soy, wheat, fish, crustacean shellfish, sesame, mustard and gluten) and the categories of foods to be included.

(Pretzels? Peanut butter alternatives? Fruit snacks? Granola? Over 50 options.) Best of all, each guide is interactive, providing readers with product descriptions, ingredient lists, and allergen profiles when a product listing is clicked.

Said Nima Fotovat, President and CEO of Riverside Natural Foods, manufacturer of MadeGood snacks in a press release: “We are enthusiastic contributors to the Safe Snack Guide which has proven an effective vehicle for introducing our line of healthy, organic snacks to the allergic and K-12 communities. We’re looking forward to working with on this and coming ventures.”

Said Dave Bloom, CEO of “We serve the estimated 32 million people coping with food allergies, of which 5.6 million are children … an average of two in every classroom. Our customizable guides allow us to expand the number of food options for many more members of this growing community who cannot rely on food labels alone to stay safe from their allergens.” provides straightforward, actionable information to improve the lives of the estimated 32 million Americans suffering with food allergies. We strive to eliminate anaphylaxis by leveraging our online properties to inform, educate, advocate, and connect the allergic community with news, products and services that help toward achieving this goal. 

The firm employs a proprietary platform designed to foster greater transparency in food manufacturing with regard to allergens. Manufacturers join the Manufacturer Partnership at no cost by disclosing how 11 allergens are processed during the manufacture of each product and in return, receive free listings in the Safe Snack Guide and Allergence – our allergen product screening service. All companies large and small are encouraged to join the Partnership, which currently comprises over 115 manufacturers.

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