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FAACT Initiatives for 2016

FAACT Initiatives for 2016

by Eleanor Garrow-Holding, FAACT President & CEOHappy New Year! I am so excited to be starting 2016 with FAACT’s leadership team and all of you. FAACT had a successful 2015, and we are excited about the

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Making the Holidays Sweeter & Safer

Making the Holidays Sweeter & Safer

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT's Publication ManagerWith the Holidays quickly approaching, you might be searching for allergy-friendly ideas to bake or take to family gatherings. I’ve rounded up some helpful ways you

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Preparing for the Holidays with Food Allergies

Preparing for the Holidays with Food Allergies

Guest Blog for The National Peanut Board by Eleanor Garrow-Holding Eleanor Garrow-Holding, president & CEO of FAACT, shares her tips on traveling and eating in/out while successfully managing food allergies during

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Preparing for the Holidays with Food Allergies

Preparing for the Holidays with Food Allergies

Guest Blog for The National Peanut Board by Eleanor Garrow-Holding Eleanor Garrow-Holding, president & CEO of FAACT, shares her tips on traveling and eating in/out while successfully managing food allergies during

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A New Holiday Tradition

A New Holiday Tradition

by Tanya O'Brien Why is it that so many holiday traditions center around food? Hot chocolate after sled riding or caroling. Baking and exchanging Christmas cookies. Family dinners, both for Thanksgiving and

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Keeping It Fun with Food Allergies

Keeping It Fun with Food Allergies

by Keeley McGuireI often think we as food allergy parents take things harder than our children do. We worry for them, cry for them, fight for them. There are times I get upset if she’s left out of an event at

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Educating Children About Food Allergies - Four Key Points

Educating Children About Food Allergies - Four Key Points

by Kyle Dine Gradually give more info It’s important that children know that allergic reactions are dangerous. But it’s important to be careful how much info you provide given the child’s age.

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Talk Time

Talk Time

There is an amazing phenomenon that takes place in our food allergy world. A parent can advocate to a large room of people, inspire them to be part of the solution, and make an astounding difference. Place this parent

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My Camp TAG Experience

My Camp TAG Experience

When my Mom told me about Camp TAG in Big Bear, California, I was excited to go to a summer camp where my worries about my food allergies wouldn’t go to camp with me. On my first day at camp, I met many new and

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