BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-03-2009, 06:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
Join Date: Sep 2009
Model: ???
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Food Allergen App

Please Login to Remove!

I'm getting ready to upgrade to a Blackberry (Curve I think) and I'm trying to find an app. that would help with my grocery shopping. I have a few severe allergies and unfortunately it isn't always to find the ingredients that are often hidden in a long list of the package (I need gluten-free and dairy free). I'm looking for an app that is basically a connection to a database that would allow me to search by product name and return with a yes of no on the presence of allergens. If there isn't one available I'd like to create one (I do some software development in my spare time) so if there are resources about the basic of designing the app I'd appreciate those as well.


Old 09-04-2009, 01:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Master
dankarlinski's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Model: 1
Carrier: 1
Posts: 3,391
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

i would take a look around the developers forum here. youll get a better idea of how to design in there good luck
Old 09-04-2009, 01:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
BBF Spam Killer Moderator
daphne's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: on a sunny beach
Model: Paspt
Carrier: VZW but not for long
Posts: 9,172
Post Thanks: 122
Thanked 149 Times in 118 Posts

Your best bet might be to find a website where you can look up that information and bookmark it in your BlackBerry browser. I've not seen an app for what you are asking for and I've browsed several sites for health related apps. You can check at our BlackBerryAPPS Store, link is near the upper left side of this page, and you can check at
Report spam text messages to 7726
#BlackBerry by choice
Old 09-04-2009, 07:48 AM   #4 (permalink)
iPhone Convert
juwaack68's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Tulip City - MI
Model: iP5
OS: 6.0.2
PIN: to beans
Carrier: I'm not
Posts: 13,875
Post Thanks: 3
Thanked 72 Times in 55 Posts

There is one in BlackBerrry App World:

BlackBerry App World - National Institutes of Health Food Allergies Consultant
No longer a BES Admin, but it was fun while it lasted!
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Copyright 2004-2014
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.