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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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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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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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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 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 “safe”, but you might also have to

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College to Career

College to Career with Food Allergies

I am currently in the midst of my last semester of my MBA in Healthcare Management at the University of Connecticut! Throughout my healthcare courses, I have gained a greater passion for the clinical aspect of the healthcare industry. I am eager to learn more about patient care.

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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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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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