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Easter

Celebrating Easter at Home

April 4, 2020

by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Director of Community Engagement We know Easter is often a special holiday shared with loved ones. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly impacted traditional family celebrations.

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Mylan

FDA Alerts Patients and Health Care Professionals of EpiPen Auto-Injector Errors Related to Device Malfunctions and User

** FAACT is sharing this press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) March 24, 2020: FDA is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals that EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg

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COVID-19

FAACT's Resource Page on COVID-19

Given the global spread of novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we appreciate that these are uncertain and stressful times. The safety and health of all individuals is always the highest priority at FAACT. With

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Mighty

Mighty Jax to the Rescue!

by Laurie Margolis Dealing with food allergies is not easy. I know this firsthand. For the last 40 years, I have been severely allergic to peanut, tree nuts, coconut, shellfish, and soy. When I was a kid, there was not

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Emma S.

Why Camp TAG Is the Key to Confidence

by Emma Sorrentino, Camp TAG Teen Counselor I can very vividly remember all the days I sat alone at the peanut-free table in elementary school, but more specifically, I vividly remember the feeling of being isolated

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Susan Kelly

FAACT Welcomes New Members to the Leadership Team

Susan Kelly, BSN, RNVice President of Education When my second daughter was 14-months-old, I decided to feed her half of her older sister’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch. After a tiny bite of the

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ACAAI

Highlights from the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting

FAACT CEO, Eleanor Garrow-Holding, just attended the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology – one of the nation’s leading associations for medical care professionals working on

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Summits

Highlights from FAACT's Summits

by Caroline Moassessi Bridging a desperately needed gap, five years ago FAACT launched the inaugural Food Industry and Research Summit. “This is the only meeting in the nation where everyone comes together, from

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Is Your Child Off to College?

Is Your Child Off to College?

by Caroline Moassessi College acceptances are complete, and now it is peanut-treenut-milk-egg-wheat-soy-fish-shellfish free and other allergens crunch time! The pedal is about to hit the metal and the last twelve years

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