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

by Alison Grace JohansenIf 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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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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Why Should Your Child Wear Medical ID?

Why Should Your Child Wear Medical ID?

Does your food allergic child wear a medical ID? Here is the importance and positives of why they should. We have our emergency action plan, a trusted allergist, and always carry two epinephrine auto injectors. All

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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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Food Allergies & Field Trips

Food Allergies & Field Trips

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications 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

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FAACT, ACAAI, NPB Partner on Early Intro to Peanut

FAACT, ACAAI, NPB Partner on Early Intro to Peanut

Video Series, Website Helps Parents Introduce Peanuts Early to Prevent Allergy Actor, director, entrepreneur and father Justin Baldoni partners with the National Peanut Board to encourage parents to follow new peanut

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Vitality Bowls Rallies Communities  in Support of Food Allergy Awareness

Vitality Bowls Rallies Communities in Support of Food Allergy Awareness

National Superfood Café Raises Awareness, Funds for Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team SAN RAMON, Calif. – Fueled by the desire to spread knowledge of food allergies, Vitality Bowls is

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Tips for Creating a “Safe” Easter That Your Child Will Enjoy and Remember

Tips for Creating a “Safe” Easter That Your Child Will Enjoy and Remember

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Publications Manager Easter can be another concerning time for parents, who have children with food allergies. Not only do you have to watch that all the candy and food is

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