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Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications When it comes to managing food allergies, there are a few areas you might feel you need some extra support. Here are just three, of the many areas where

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Tips for Creating a “Safe” Easter That Your Child Will Enjoy and Remember

Tips for Creating a “Safe” Easter That Your Child Will Enjoy and Remember

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Publications Manager Easter can be another concerning time for parents, who have children with food allergies. Not only do you have to watch that all the candy and food is

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College to Career

College to Career with Food Allergies

I am currently in the midst of my last semester of my MBA in Healthcare Management at the University of Connecticut! Throughout my healthcare courses, I have gained a greater passion for the clinical aspect of the healthcare industry. I am eager to learn more about patient care.

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New Research Results from American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology / World Allergy Organization Joint Congress

New Research Results from American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology / World Allergy Organization Joint Congress

FAACT President and CEO, Eleanor Garrow-Holding, and Vice President of Development and Programs, Julie Forrest, attended the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI)/World Allergy Organization (WAO)

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Learn More About Nima's New Peanut Sensor

Learn More About Nima's New Peanut Sensor

February 27, 2018  |  Allergies, Blog, Food-allergies, Food-allergy-blog, Nima, Peanut

For the 15 million Americans with food allergies, eating foods they haven’t prepared themselves can be rife with risk. Reactions to peanut vary widely from stomach aches, skin reactions, and in some extreme cases,

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Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies at School

Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies at School

by Lisa Musician, RD How can parents best partner with a school to insure their child’s food allergies are managed safely and successfully? For anyone sending a child off to school, it can be exciting,

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Increasing Allergy Safety this Holiday Season while Enjoying Allergy-Friendly Sweets

Increasing Allergy Safety this Holiday Season while Enjoying Allergy-Friendly Sweets

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Publications Manager The holidays are made for celebrating, and this usually includes lots of food and fun! Here are some of FAACT’s reminders and tips, as you prepare for the

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10 Important Safety Reminders for Celebrating the Holidays from FAACT

10 Important Safety Reminders for Celebrating the Holidays from FAACT

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT's Publications Manager The holidays are approaching, and can bring your family party invites and travel plans. Here are some food allergy safety reminders to help you have a safe and enjoyable

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Need a Top 8 Free Dip this Thanksgiving?

Need a Top 8 Free Dip this Thanksgiving?

by Shahla Rashid When my daughter, now five, was diagnosed with life threatening food allergies at the age of 2, one of the foods we missed dearly was hummus. She is contact allergic to tahini. Like many parents of

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2017 American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Updates

2017 American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Updates

FAACT attended the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in Boston – one of the nation’s leading associations for medical care professionals working on allergies and

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