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New FAACT and ACAAI Campaign Seeks to Close the Gap on Food Allergy Diagnosis and Management Awareness

New FAACT and ACAAI Campaign Seeks to Close the Gap on Food Allergy Diagnosis and Management Awareness

by Eleanor Garrow-Holding, FAACT President & CEO Food allergy management is in the news and discussed on social media more than ever. That’s good news for people living with food allergies, because the more friends

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Protecting Children's Lives . . . One Meal at a Time

Protecting Children's Lives . . . One Meal at a Time

By Grennan Sims, RD, LDDistrict Dietitian, Hickman Mills C-1 School DistrictKansas City, MO In school kitchens across America, nutrition professionals read and re-read hundreds of food labels. They practice and

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Celebrating with Food Allergies: Happy Easter!

Celebrating with Food Allergies: Happy Easter!

by Sherri A. Svrcek, MA At every party there are two kinds of people – those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is they are usually married to each other.  -Ann Landers It is

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Love Remembers Day: What It Means For All

Love Remembers Day: What It Means For All

A little over 10 years ago, I remember being a happy mom, feeling so fortunate to have my three children. My oldest had asthma concerns in his younger years but had stabilized well and life seemed good. Suddenly, in an

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A Family Vacation - and A Lesson in Hospitality

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?”

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Do You Hesitate?

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

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Grocery Shopping with Food Allergies

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

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FAACT Initiatives for 2015

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,

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Holiday Safety Tips for Food Allergies

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,

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What Are You Thankful For?

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

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