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Learn More About Nima's New Peanut Sensor

Learn More About Nima's New Peanut Sensor

February 27, 2018  |  Allergies, Blog, Food-allergies, Food-allergy-blog, Nima, Peanut

For the 15 million Americans with food allergies, eating foods they haven’t prepared themselves can be rife with risk. Reactions to peanut vary widely from stomach aches, skin reactions, and in some extreme cases,

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Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies at School

Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies at School

by Lisa Musician, RD How can parents best partner with a school to insure their child’s food allergies are managed safely and successfully? For anyone sending a child off to school, it can be exciting,

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Increasing Allergy Safety this Holiday Season while Enjoying Allergy-Friendly Sweets

Increasing Allergy Safety this Holiday Season while Enjoying Allergy-Friendly Sweets

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Publications Manager The holidays are made for celebrating, and this usually includes lots of food and fun! Here are some of FAACT’s reminders and tips, as you prepare for the

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10 Important Safety Reminders for Celebrating the Holidays from FAACT

10 Important Safety Reminders for Celebrating the Holidays from FAACT

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT's Publications Manager The holidays are approaching, and can bring your family party invites and travel plans. Here are some food allergy safety reminders to help you have a safe and enjoyable

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Need a Top 8 Free Dip this Thanksgiving?

Need a Top 8 Free Dip this Thanksgiving?

by Shahla Rashid When my daughter, now five, was diagnosed with life threatening food allergies at the age of 2, one of the foods we missed dearly was hummus. She is contact allergic to tahini. Like many parents of

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2017 American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Updates

2017 American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Updates

FAACT attended the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in Boston – one of the nation’s leading associations for medical care professionals working on allergies and

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FAACT's Halloween Safety Tips

FAACT's Halloween Safety Tips

by Cindy Gordon, FAACT’s Communication Manager Halloween can easily become a daunting holiday to celebrate for food allergy families. But you can change this! With a little education and prep work your children

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Do You Know How to Navigate through FAACT’s Education Resource Center?

Do You Know How to Navigate through FAACT’s Education Resource Center?

Did you know that FAACT has a HUGE, FREE printable resource section on their website? And, ALL of the resources and programs are FREE and downloadable for print! Wondering what you can find in this comprehensive area?

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Risk-Taking and Teens with Food Allergies

Risk-Taking and Teens with Food Allergies

by Tiffany deSilva, MSW, LSW When you were a teenager, did your mother ever ask you the age-old question, “If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump, too?” If adolescents answered this

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The Food Allergy Parent’s #1 Back-to-School Tool: Educate, Educate, Educate!

The Food Allergy Parent’s #1 Back-to-School Tool: Educate, Educate, Educate!

by Alison Grace Johansen If you’re a food allergy parent like me, you’re undoubtedly in full back-to-school preparation mode. You’ve probably been planning for quite a while now. Whether we’ve

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