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Food Allergies & Field Trips

Food Allergies & Field Trips

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications If your child’s school is planning a field trip, be sure to find out the answers to these 5 things:When, Where, How, What, and Who. By discussing these

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Walmart

Walmart Teams Up with FAACT’s Teal Ghost for Halloween

by Lisa Horne, Founder of Food Allergy P.I. Blog As a mom, especially a stay-at-home-mom that is a food allergy mom AND a homeschool mom…sometimes I just love to get away and walk the aisles of my local Walmart.

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Back-To-School Blog

The Food Allergy Parent’s #1 Back-to-School Tool: Educate, Educate, Educate!

by Alison Grace JohansenIf you’re a food allergy parent like me, you’re undoubtedly in full back-to-school preparation mode. You’ve probably been planning for quite a while now. Whether we’ve

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An Open Letter from National Peanut Board's CEO

August 9, 2018

As many of you are aware, the National Peanut Board placed an ad in USA Today on July 31 about Southwest Airlines removing peanuts from their flights. FAACT has had discussions since last week with the National

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Lisa Musician, RD, LDN

How Can Parents Best Partner with a School to Ensure Their Child’s Food Allergies are Managed Safely and Successfully?

by Lisa Musician, RD, LDN(Reshared from August 2017) For anyone sending a child off to school, it can be exciting, worrisome and challenging, especially when your child has a food allergy. Most parents are focused on

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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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Why Should Your Child Wear Medical ID?

Why Should Your Child Wear Medical ID?

Does your food allergic child wear a medical ID? Here is the importance and positives of why they should. We have our emergency action plan, a trusted allergist, and always carry two epinephrine auto injectors. All

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Getting to Know OWYN: Going the Extra Mile

Getting to Know OWYN: Going the Extra Mile

by Caroline Moassessi, OWYN Consultant "No one fully understands unless you live and breathe it yourself," Amy Feuerstein, shared, "you just can't have a little." A sentiment she remembered explaining to well-meaning

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5 Things to Do for the End of School

5 Things to Do for the End of School

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications The end of the school year can bring excitement to the children and relief to the parents. Maybe your school was great working with you and your child’s food

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