This website has been created by CertiStar, Inc. to educate and inform the public about the dangers of food allergies and to provide assistance to those who suffer from or care for persons having such allergies. These goals are accomplished through the dissemination of information concerning the recognition and treatment of allergic reactions as well as educational programs and training for food handlers and managers of food services organizations that address the needs of customers who have food allergies. Third party information and links to sites CertiStar Inc. finds relevant are included within the website. Inclusion of such information does not necessarily imply a recommendation or an endorsement of the views expressed within those sources.

In providing such information, it should be noted that nothing in the materials and information provided in connection with this website should be considered or used as a substitute for professional medical advice, suggestions, diagnosis, counseling or treatment of any kind. In any event, a qualified healthcare profession should be consulted immediately if a person exhibits signs of an allergic reaction associated with the exposure to food having possible allergenic elements. Information on this website is not medical advice or a medical opinion, but rather general information believed to be of interest to persons who need to deal with food allergies and no guaranties, representations or warranties as to the applicability or correctness of such information are being given.

With respect to any recipes that may appear on the website, care needs to be taken regarding the content of any ingredients and the food preparation, handling and equipment that could result in allergenic materials being introduced. No reliance should be given to the completeness or accuracy of the ingredients listed on the food labels or related information provided on the website. It is the sole responsibility of the reader to ensure ingredients and products are safe before using. This includes, but is not limited to, reading labels, consultation with manufacturers, and clearance from medical professionals.

CertiStar and the other contributors, designers, and developers of this website are not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages incurred from use or implementation of the site’s content, including but not limited to information, recipes, downloads, or links.