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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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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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FAACT Halloween Awareness

12 TEAL Ways to Increase Awareness and Safety this Halloween!

Isn’t it so exciting to see the increase of teal pumpkins and ghosts appearing at more houses each year!? Teal Halloween stands for so many things. It’s awareness of food allergies but helps include ALL

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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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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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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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