Historic Law Makes Georgia Events Safer for Attendees »

Last week, the governor of Georgia, Nathan Deal, signed a bill into law which makes Georgia events safer for attendees with food allergies.

05 Mar

Dietary Needs Unlock New Level of Duty of Care »

When I was an in-house corporate meeting planner, one of the executive assistants used to call me “everybody’s mamma.

04 Jun

Some Food For Thought Before the Philippines MICE Conference »

I’m writing this on a 16-hour plane ride to Manila, where I will present my “Food For Thought” session at the 2014 Philippines M.I.C.E. Conference (MICECON).

16 May

Eight Ways Meeting Planners Can Advocate for Guests with Food Allergies »

From employee picnics and business lunches to association conferences and corporate conventions, food-allergic employees and event participants have a lot to navigate when at work or busin

14 May

A Closer Look at Wheat, Milk and Egg Allergies »

In Monday’s post “10 Things Meeting Professionals Need to Know About Food Allergies” I mentioned that wheat, eggs and milk are three of the top eight foods that cause 90 percent of all

13 May

What is Celiac Disease? »

In yesterday’s post, I wrote about gluten and all its disguises in packaged foods and catering menus. Today, I’m defining Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivity.