Food Guard - Allergy Scanner

Food Guard - Allergy Scanner


Food Guard makes it easy to go grocery shopping for people who have food allergies. Simply scan a food item's barcode and Food Guard will tell you whether it contains any allergens. You can tell Food Guard which allergens are relevant to you, so its results are always tailored to your specific condition.

* Food Guard is quick - you can figure out if you want to purchase a new food product in a matter of seconds.
* Food Guard is accurate - with up-to-date nutrition and packaging information from Food Essentials® (the choice provider of the FDA), Food Guard can warn you of allergen ingredients most people are unaware of.

Food Allergies are tough. Millions of people follow gluten and celiac free diets, many avoid peanuts & shellfish, others are lactose intolerant, while many others are affected by a myriad of others kinds of food allergies.

If you are one of these millions of people, or have family members who are, you know that grocery shopping can sometimes be a difficult process. Before you buy anything you're not familiar with, you have to look at the ingredients and make sure it doesn't contain anything you or your loved one might be allergic to. This process can be both cumbersome and inaccurate. You can use Food Guard to alleviate this problem.

Disclaimer: you should exercise your best judgement when purchasing foods; Food Guard is a guide.

Note: Barcode Scanner app is currently required. Instructions inside.
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About Food Guard - Allergy Scanner
Food Guard makes it easy to go grocery shopping for people who have food allergies. Simply scan a food item's barcode and Food Guard will tell you whether it contains any allergens. You can tell Food Guard which allergens are relevant to you, so its results are always tailored to your specific condition.

* Food Guard is quick - you can figure out if you want to purchase a new food product in a matter of seconds.
* Food Guard is accurate - with up-to-date nutrition and packaging information from Food Essentials® (the choice provider of the FDA), Food Guard can warn you of allergen ingredients most people are unaware of.

Food Allergies are tough. Millions of people follow gluten and celiac free diets, many avoid peanuts & shellfish, others are lactose intolerant, while many others are affected by a myriad of others kinds of food allergies.

If you are one of these millions of people, or have family members who are, you know that grocery shopping can sometimes be a difficult process. Before you buy anything you're not familiar with, you have to look at the ingredients and make sure it doesn't contain anything you or your loved one might be allergic to. This process can be both cumbersome and inaccurate. You can use Food Guard to alleviate this problem.

Disclaimer: you should exercise your best judgement when purchasing foods; Food Guard is a guide.

Note: Barcode Scanner app is currently required. Instructions inside.

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A Google User
Jan 28, 2014
Milk Allergy My son has just been told he's got a milk allergy. This app doesn't recognise no barcodes. NOT HAPPY
A Google User
Nov 1, 2013
Beef allergy This app is not specific to my allergy, beef. Wish it had. Would have been super helpful. There is beef fat and stock in many things you would never think of. Guess I'll continue by trial and error.
A Google User
Oct 26, 2013
Love It Can't wait for an update to get the "Which ingredients?".
A Google User
Sep 28, 2013
Not useful Did not recognize most products in my kitchen. When it recognized one, my phone locked up.
A Google User
Sep 24, 2013
Don't waste your time Doesn't recognise English well know products waste of memory space