When you have food allergies, it can be a challenge to find safe restaurants, groceries, and other helpful resources. Fortunately, there are several mobile apps designed specifically for people with food allergies to help your family stay safe. Here are 4 of our favorite apps for navigating your food allergies.1. Spokin
Spokin is an app (currently only available on iOS) that makes managing food allergies easier by connecting the allergy community to safe foods, restaurants, bakeries, and recipes. Your experience in the app is completely customizable to your needs. You can choose your specific allergens and easily find the resources you are looking for, including product ingredient lists, crowdsourced restaurant recommendations, and more.
The AllergyEats app builds off the core AllergyEats website to help you search for restaurants near you that are ranked based on how allergy-friendly they are. This app is fantastic if you are traveling to a new city, since you can use the app to search for restaurants that are close by and safe for your family’s needs.
ContectChecked is digital shopping assistant that helps you shop for safe food items. With ContentChecked, you can scan product barcodes to see if the product in question contains the allergens you’ve pre-selected as unsafe. The app contains product information for over 200,000 items and scans for allergens ranging from the top nine to less common allergens such as celery and mustard. they are. This app is fantastic if you are traveling to a new city, since you can use the app to search for restaurants that are close by and safe for your family’s needs.
4. iAvoid Food Allergy
Developed by a physician, this app gives you information specifically on your allergen. You can select an allergen and find out the various ingredient names, as well as where it can commonly be found. This is extremely helpful since allergens can sometimes be disguised under other names.