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Food Allergy Cards in Hebrew

Food allergy cards in Hebrew are available for residents and tourists! Food Allergy Concierge takes your special dietary needs as seriously as you do, and our food allergy cards will help keep you safe. This is not simply a translation service! Food Allergy Concierge is the only company that combines our medical expertise, your unique food allergies and reactions, AND our knowledge of Israeli cuisine and culture!! Traveling in Israel with food allergies can be stressful. Israel’s population has one of the lowest food allergy rates, which sounds great - but it translates to less awareness. Therefore, having a translated card doesn’t...
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Gluten-Free in Israel

A gluten-free diet in Israel can be difficult because there is poor awareness of gluten allergy, gluten intolerance, and/or celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage of the small intestine.  There is hidden gluten everywhere, and for a celiac, it can mean severe stomach pains and hospital admittance.  When a celiac patient cannot strictly adhere to a gluten-free diet, there is also a long-term risk for certain cancers.  If you must be living gluten-free in Israel, Food Allergy Concierge is here to guide you in staying healthy. The following ingredients contain gluten: WheatVarieties...
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Pesach with Food Allergies

Pesach for people with food allergies can be daunting. Charoset, an essential dish at all Seders, has nuts as a main ingredient. Also, there are the traditional hard-boiled eggs. The Pesach menu typically includes matzoh balls, kugels, and desserts that are full of eggs. Many ingredients, even certified Kitniyot-free, may contain traces of sesame and even peanuts.  Even chefs and kashrut Rabbis are surprised to see these “surprises” in kosher products for Passover. Additionally, desserts often contain nuts, as eggs and nuts are good substitutes for Chametz ingredients.  Therefore these two common allergens are predominant in Pesach recipes. A person with...
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What Our Clients Say

Meticulous in their preparations

During our recent visit to Israel, we really struggled to find food for our son who has anaphylactic level allergies to egg and sesame. We approached both restaurants and hotels and were told they were unable or unwilling to take responsibility for preparing his food.

 After learning about Dr. Eliana on-line, we contacted her in the hopes that she could provide a ‘normal’ restaurant experience for our family.

 Both she and Shani were meticulous in their preparations with the restaurants to ensure that our son had a wonderful and safe experience.

 We truly appreciate their efforts to take care of our son, and to provide us with a lovely vacation experience.

T.M., Chicago, USA

Comfortable, calm, and at ease

We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the amazing gift you have given us over this Pesach- the gift of having you with us!!!!

We have NEVER felt more comfortable, calm, and at ease than we did these past 10 days. Your warmth, professionalism, kindness, and care shown through in all that you did.

My children are so grateful that they were able to be with you this Pesach. You made sure that they were so well looked after and they felt so at ease and comfortable with you! You were so amazing and approachable to them! And they LOVED all the food you so amazingly prepared (supervised allergy-free food preparation, managed menus) for them!

It’s very difficult for us to trust people when it comes to our kids and allergies. You magically were able to take away ALL of our anxieties, and nervousness (and we don’t give that away so easily!!)

We can never fully thank you enough. We truly feel that you instantly became part of our family and we look forward to G-d willing being able to be with you and plan amazing trips with you many many many more times!!!! 

CO, Canada
April 2016

Very Helpful

Thank you and may Hashem bless you for the work you do. My son Jacob said your allergy card has been very helpful. I am so grateful- beyond words.

Yasher Koach!
L.R., NY, NY

Delicious and Safe

Thank you for delivering our allergy free baked goods to our hotel.  We just tasted the focaccia and it was delicious!

All the best,

S.C., New Jersey

Thank You

We can't thank you enough for assembling this top-notch team of specialists to work with our daughter while she is in Israel.

T.G., Philadelphia, PA

The Allergy Card was Extremely Helpful

"Food Allergy Concierge assisted us with a very helpful, detailed customized allergy card in Hebrew.  The Allergy card was extremely helpful for multiple allergies and allowed us to eat safely in several eateries and hotels. Highly recommended.”

G.A. Illinois USA

Allergy Free baked goods for the lockdown

My family ordered a week's worth of food from Food Allergy Concierge during the most recent lockdown. Having the food on hand, and knowing that it was safe for everyone in the family to eat, helped turn the lockdown into a stay-cation! We were still able to take a break from cooking and worrying, and we look forward to using FAC's services again in the future.

Very easy to order and communicate your needs

We are so lucky we found this company to help us while our son was traveling. They provided allergy-safe baked goods and delivered them to his hotel so he could have bread and pastries on his month-long Israel trip. It was very easy ordering and communicating his needs. I would definitely use the food allergy concierge again the next time he travels to Israel.

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