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Update to Safe Snack Guide: Valentine's Day 2016 Edition

Update to Safe Snack Guide: Valentine's Day 2016 Edition | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Cupid himself has picked a variety of sweets for that special someone with a peanut, tree nut or egg allergy.
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#KeepItTeal: A Safer and More Inclusive Halloween for Kids on Special Diets

#KeepItTeal: A Safer and More Inclusive Halloween for Kids on Special Diets | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
KFA, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the nation's leading allergy and asthma charity, is dedicated to keeping 6 million U.S. children with food allergies safe and healthy through education, support, outreach, advocacy.
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Food allergy complicates local family's life

Food allergy complicates local family's life | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Challenges include checking for dangerous ingredients and notifying school personnel about risks and treatment.
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Ignore the Media Reports, There is NO Shortage of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Ignore the Media Reports, There is NO Shortage of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
KFA, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the nation's leading allergy and asthma charity, is dedicated to keeping 6 million U.S. children with food allergies safe and healthy through education, support, outreach, advocacy.
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Allergies at Work: How to Stay Safe and Happy | Allergic Living

Allergies at Work: How to Stay Safe and Happy | Allergic Living | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Allergic Living is the leading magazine for those with food allergies, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or environmental allergies. It features in-depth articles, news and safe recipes.
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Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta Applauds Bill Making Epinephrine Available in Restaurants & Other Public Places

Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta Applauds Bill Making Epinephrine Available in Restaurants & Other Public Places | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karen Harris: Karen@foodallergykidsatl.org SB 126 is Currently Awaiting Gov. Deal’s Signature Atlanta, GA – April 7, 2015 –  Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta, Inc ....
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Lawsuit: Boy, 11, Died of Allergic Reaction to Publix Cookie

Lawsuit: Boy, 11, Died of Allergic Reaction to Publix Cookie | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
The family of an 11-year-old boy is suing the Publix grocery chain, saying the child was allergic to nuts and died from a severe reaction after eating a cookie despite a worker's assurance it was safe. The lawsuit says Derek Landon Wood of Alabama died in June 2014 shortly after eating a...
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2015's Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains

2015's Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
AllergyEats, the guide to allergy-friendly restaurants in the United States, has just released its 2015 list of Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains nationwide.  
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Are you allergic to your pet's food? - WOAI News 4 San Antonio - News - Top Stories

Are you allergic to your pet's food? - WOAI  News 4 San Antonio - News - Top Stories | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
The study showed the most common allergens in dog food were wheat, soy, egg and fish. And in some brands, 100 percent of the products contained at least one food allergen.
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Schools look for ways to avoid food allergy reactions

Schools look for ways to avoid food allergy reactions | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
As more children in the United States are being diagnosed with food allergies, school districts are developing policies to better monitor a student's dietary restrictions and learning from experience along the way.
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What to Look for at the 2015 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

What to Look for at the 2015 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting | Food Allergy | Scoop.it

When the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology convenes its 2015 annual meeting February 20-24, in Houston, TX, attendees will see some distinct differences from prior years while also getting the same high level of information they have come to expect from the event. - See more at: http://www.hcplive.com/conferences/aaaai-2015/What-to-Look-for-at-the-2015-American-Academy-of-Allergy-Asthma-and-Immunology-Annual-Meeting?utm_content=buffer3be34&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#sthash.Qo1NKy0P.dpuf

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The Effects of Anaphylaxis on the Body

The Effects of Anaphylaxis on the Body | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
In anaphylaxis, the immune system has an intense response affecting the whole body, putting your life in danger. Symptoms begin in seconds and progress swiftly.
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Timeline of an Anaphylactic Reaction

Timeline of an Anaphylactic Reaction | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
From first exposure to life-threatening complications, learn how quickly an allergy attack can escalate and why it can become life threatening.
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Education is key for allergies and anaphylaxis. Share this article with your community, schools, caretakers, restaurants, family, friends. #foodallergy #anaphylaxis

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Update to Safe Snack Guide: Halloween 2015

Update to Safe Snack Guide: Halloween 2015 | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Download the Halloween 2015 Edition of the Safe Snack Guide, with an entire section of peanut and tree nut-free Halloween treats!
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Chatfield High student dies after eating s'more containing peanut butter

Chatfield High student dies after eating s'more containing peanut butter | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Parents say schools need restrictions on peanuts
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Living with food allergies: How to deal with restaurants

Living with food allergies: How to deal with restaurants | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Ask anyone with a food allergy or intolerance what it's like to go to a restaurant and you may hear some horror stories.
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10 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week

10 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
KFA, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the nation's leading allergy and asthma charity, is dedicated to keeping 6 million U.S. children with food allergies safe and healthy through education, support, outreach, advocacy.
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Strides for Safe Kids - Help Kids With Food Allergies

Strides for Safe Kids - Help Kids With Food Allergies | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
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Food allergy 5k fundraising walk and expo in Atlanta, GA on May 3, 2015 at Perimeter Mall.

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Family sues Publix for wrongful death of 11-year-old boy

Family sues Publix for wrongful death of 11-year-old boy | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — An Alabama family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Publix Super Markets because of their 11-year-old son's death after eating a cookie they say was mislabeled from a store in Clarksville.
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Food Allergies: The Hidden Truth About Peanuts

Food Allergies: The Hidden Truth About Peanuts | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
When did so many kids suddenly have so many food allergies? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich wasn’t always a loaded weapon.
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The important spice recall you may not have heard about

The important spice recall you may not have heard about | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
If you have friends or family with food allergies (as I do), this may be the most important post you share all week.
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Mom tries to get allergic ingredients on menus

Mom tries to get allergic ingredients on menus | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Christine Habib of Rochester, whose son Elias has a life-threatening food allergy, is pushing for a law that would require restaurants in Michigan to put allergic ingredients on their menus.
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'Just One Mistake Can Take Someone’s Life:' Teen Dies After Eating Pancakes at Restaurant

'Just One Mistake Can Take Someone’s Life:' Teen Dies After Eating Pancakes at Restaurant | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
A Minnesota family has filed a lawsuit against a restaurant for what they’re calling a fatal mistake. They say they were told that the establishment’s pancakes were dairy-free. Their son had a seve...
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Peanut-Contaminated Cumin Leads to Massive Allergy Recall

Peanut-Contaminated Cumin Leads to Massive Allergy Recall | Food Allergy | Scoop.it

"What started as a single company recalling spice products due to the undeclared presence of peanut in cumin has snowballed into the most widespread series of allergy-related recalls since the U.S. Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) came into effect in 2006."

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Hundreds of products are affected. 

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Food Allergy’s Educating Dynamo | Allergic Living

Food Allergy’s Educating Dynamo | Allergic Living | Food Allergy | Scoop.it
Allergic Living is the leading magazine for those with food allergies, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or environmental allergies. It features in-depth articles, news and safe recipes.
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Karen Harris is our wonderful founder of Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta (@FAKidsATL) #foodallergy

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