• The Mango Wars: Part II

    As a four-year-old Buddy, from Uncasville, Conn., was diagnosed with a chocolate and cocoa allergy. He vividly remembers returning home after trick-or-treating each Halloween and forking over his chocolate candy in exchange for his sisters fruit-flavored sweets. This is his allergen story. How do you combat your allergy? I avoid anything that looks like it could contain… Continue Reading

  • The Mango Wars: Part I

    In a recent trip to West Palm Beach, Florida I was surrounded by mango margaritas, mango salsa, mango puree, mango shooters, and yes, raw mangoes. For a mango allergen like me, it was a war zone where no one could fall on the anaphylactic grenade for me.