There’s no question that Halloween is a particularly frightening time for food-allergic kids and their parents. All kids want to join in the fun of trick or treating, including kids with food allergies. And they can…as long as they steer clear of the foods that pose a risk for them.
SCHILLER PARK, Ill. (Business Wire EON) October 6, 2008 -- Enjoy Life Foods, the country's leader in allergy-friendly and gluten-free foods, teamed up with Gina Clowes of AllergyMoms.com to help ensure that kids with food allergies aren't scared to trick or treat this Halloween just because they can't eat the same snacks as others, and to ensure that no one is frightened if a food-allergic ghost or goblin comes knocking on their door.
These helpful tips for being allergy-aware this Halloween can make trick or treating safe and fun for EVERYONE:
"Enjoy Life Foods is proud to offer delicious treats that allow kids with food allergies, food intolerances, Celiac Disease and other health concerns to feel they're part of the larger group," says Nancy Curby, Director of Marketing for Enjoy Life Foods. Products like our new dairy-, nut-, soy- and gluten-free boom CHOCO boom bars taste so good and chocolatey, all kids can enjoy them and nobody is left out," she adds.
Enjoy Life offers a variety of other great allergy-friendly treats for Halloween including cookies, snack bars and trail mixes. Consumers interested in learning more about these products, printing the "Allergy-Aware Halloween" tips, downloading coupons, and obtaining other information on living with food allergies should visit www.enjoylifefoods.com.
Founded by Gina Clowes, AllergyComs.com is a nationally recognized website that provides support for parents of kids with food allergies. AllergyMoms.com features articles and products, new food allergy recipes, and the latest news relevant to parents of food-allergic children. Visit www.AllergyMoms.com.
About Enjoy Life Foods
Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC (d/b/a Enjoy Life Foods, LLC (ELF)) was founded in 2001 with the mission of making great-tasting allergy-friendly foods that most everyone can eat freely. The company launched the Enjoy Life brand in 2002 with a broad product line that is free of the eight most common allergens and gluten-free. To meet the needs of a rapidly growing consumer base, in 2004 the company acquired Perky's™, a line of gluten- and nut-free cereals. Today, ELF offers 29 different Enjoy Life and Perky's products that are sold in natural food and select grocery stores throughout the United States and Canada. Visit www.enjoylifefoods.com and www.perkysnaturalfoods.com for store locations and more. In September 2008, Enjoy Life Foods was named for the second consecutive year to Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the U.S. For more information, visit www.enjoylifenb.com.
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