Blog Entries - 'Allergy-awareness'
A Family Vacation - and A Lesson in Hospitality
by Sue Harrison Our family vacation was planned for February, and all I could think about was, “How can I travel to Mexico with a cumin recall? What will Dante eat on the flights since we have a layover?”
Do You Hesitate?
by Sarah HoskinsonI am a creature of habit and routine. It simplifies life, knowing exactly what to expect each and every day. Some people may call this boring, but I call it secure and tranquil. The people who are
Finding Safe and Healthy Ways To Feed Your Child with Food Allergies
Once a food allergy is diagnosed, parents often feel panicked and struggle with finding safe foods to feed their child. Safety becomes the number one concern, and rightfully so. To stay safe, parents tend to be
Grocery Shopping with Food Allergies
by Natascia Simone, FAACT Young Adult/College Advisory Council Hello, everyone! I am back at school for my last semester of college! Time truly flies by, especially when I am always planning. Planning what I am going to
FAACT Initiatives for 2015
Happy New Year! I am so excited to be starting 2015 with FAACT’s extended leadership team. These talented professionals and dedicated activists will expand our education, communication, and marketing abilities,
Holiday Safety Tips for Food Allergies
by Stacey Stratton, Guest BloggerCourtesy of Peanut-Free Zone Holiday gatherings are usually filled with family, friends – and food. Keep the fun and avoid potential dangers with these tips from Stacey Stratton,
What Are You Thankful For?
by Eleanor Garrow-Holding, FAACT President & CEO Dear Friends of FAACT, What are you thankful for this year? I am thankful for all of you – my food allergy and anaphylaxis family, as well as FAACT’s
"I Am Living the Dream!"
by Katherine Schug, FAACT Teen Advisory Council Member During FAACT’s Teen Conference in Chicago two weeks ago, I learned about self-empowerment and “rewriting my script.” I started the magical
Halloween with Food Allergies
by Natascia Simone It’s that time of year again! The time of year that is meant for apple picking, pumpkin carving, but most importantly, Trick-or-Treating! Halloween is this week, and it is important that you
Food Allergy Bloggers Conference: When What Happens In Vegas Must Not Stay In Vegas!
There’s the brilliant Las Vegas marketing slogan, “What Happens in Vegas Must Stay In Vegas!” and then there’s the Food Allergy Bloggers Conference. What we learned, the encouragement that