This is what I asked a few months ago: "What is your food allergy iPhone app recommendation?"
And here is my answer: There is no 100% reliable app at this time, as far as I know.
This is probably the best approach in terms of avoidance: PDFs from FAAN for each of the top 8 food allergens:
A FAAN staff member listed some allergy-related apps here:
This looks like a long list of what is available rather than a review of specific apps.
What do you think? Do you have a favorite and reliable food allergy app? Please share them in the comments.
The Nature video channel reviewed the top 10 medical apps in 2010. I wonder how many of those are still popular:
What is the Best Food Allergy App? AllergyEats.com wins 2012 Award by website visitors of About.com http://goo.gl/IeFRh
Comments from Google Plus:
"Foodwiz is an allergy app that is a bit similar to Fooducate. Bar code driven. Enter your allergy and scan food items at the grocery store. Developed by mom and UK allergy association."
ERiC AiXeLsyD, Jan 27, 2012: Try www.allergyeats.com!
Ahmad Gandour, Jan 27, 2012: mmm food allergy app what should it do i mean what its purpose ???
ERiC AiXeLsyD, Jan 27, 2012: The AllergyEats app helps the food-allergic locate a safe place to eat.
ERiC AiXeLsyD, Jan 27, 2012:
Melinda Rathkopf, Jan 27, 2012: Allergy Eats is the one I have downloaded.
Kathy Mackey, Jan 28, 2012: I understand Food Allergy Detective on iPhone is also helpful. Thank so much Dr Ves for sharing your medical expertise.