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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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Tamara Hubbard Blog

Tips for Locating an Allergy-Informed Counseling Provider

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC You realize your anxiety levels are rising to a level that impacts your daily life, and nothing you're doing seems to be helping. An anaphylactic reaction occurs, and now you can't stop

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Helping Kids with Food Allergies Build Self-Esteem

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC We're all familiar with the term self-esteem, but it can be hard to describe it in a concrete manner.  In the simplest of terms, self-esteem is a positive sense of

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Anxiety Blog

Food Allergy Anxiety in Kids - 5 Tips for Parents

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC Those of us who are food allergy-knowledgeable licensed behavioral healthcare providers will inevitably get calls from parents seeking guidance on helping their child with food

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Emergency Strikes

If Emergency Strikes, Will You Be Prepared?

We stared at the TV watching the ominous red blob inch closer and closer to our area. There was no doubt a major storm was headed our way. The weatherman encouraged everyone to take cover and prepare for a long evening

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Navigating Food Allergy Tragedies

Another food allergy-related tragedy recently populated our social media feeds. This story involved a teenage boy, all set to graduate high school, but suffered an anaphylactic reaction to walnuts days before

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Nutless Life

Ask, Read, and Label! Three Ways to Increase Safety this Holiday Season!

by: The Team of Nutless Life “Does this amazing looking dish contain...?” isn’t exactly this year’s top icebreaker question to ask at every holiday function for people with food allergies. However, it is the

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Kathy Thornburg

Grandparents Can Create an Inclusive Holiday

by Kathy Thornburg The holidays are a wonderful time of family and fun, but with the most wonderful time of the year also comes the stress of creating a safe experience while traveling and eating at others’ homes

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DBV-Tia Mowry

FAACT Partners with DBV Technologies and Tia Mowry to Address Challenges with Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies and can cause severe, life-threatening allergic reactions. Peanut allergy currently impacts an estimated 1.5 million children in the United States[1], of which 80%

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