Peanut Butter Puffs for Safely Introducing Peanuts to Babies: A Conversation with @puffworks founder Greg Murphy
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#136 Early introduction of peanut protein for babies helps prevent against peanut allergy. But how do you do safely introduce peanut if thick globs of peanut butter are a choking hazard for babies?
Greg Murphy, serial entrepreneur and food allergy dad is the founder and President of Puffworks, a company he started when he decided he wanted to improve on existing puffed peanut butter snack foods. Little did Greg know how important Puffworks Baby would become as a ideal way to use food to help prevent food allergies in babies!
In addition to the Puffworks Baby peanut butter puffs, the company recently launched an almond baby product, ideal for introducing babies to another of the potentially allergenic food categories: tree nuts. In this episode Greg is chatting about the ups and downs of running a small but mighty food business, why he prefers using food vs. supplements or powders to introduce babies to allergenic foods and other innovative ways to use foods to help prevent food allergies in babies.
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