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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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Field Trips

Food Allergies & Field Trips

by Stacey Stratton 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 questions, you’ll help everyone prepare

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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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Bringing TEAL to a Pink Holiday

Bringing TEAL to a Pink Holiday

by Stacey Stratton Valentine’s Day can be a concerning holiday when it comes to food allergies. Classroom parties and receiving candy is often the norm at school. You don’t want your child to feel left out,

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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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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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Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications When it comes to managing food allergies, there are a few areas you might feel you need some extra support. Here are just three, of the many areas where

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