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Food Allergy

Origin of the Teal Pumpkin Project – Interview with FACET’s Becky Basalone

Becky Basalone, creator of the Teal Pumpkin Project. Thanks to a Tennessee mother-of-two, Halloween is getting more teal and far less spooky for children with food allergies. It was in the fall of 2012 that Becky Basalone, the director of a local food allergy support group, first had the bright idea of painting a pumpkin […]

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Teal Pumpkin Project Takes Off On Social Media

A look at the photos, videos, and comments shared by fans of the Teal Pumpkin Project.

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Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy and Resources

Great resources to ensure your little witches and goblins have a ghoulishly good time this Halloween.

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2014 Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candies & Treats

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Kissing with Tree Nut Allergy

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Allergist Calls for Change After Saving Girl’s Life During In-Flight Reaction

MD says it’s time for on-board allergy precautions, including stock auto-injectors.

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Nannies Nervous About Giving the Allergy Shot

While 99 percent of nannies are aware a food allergy can be fatal, 46 percent were uncomfortable with using an auto-injector.

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Halloween 2014: Food Allergy-Friendly Candies and Treats

Allergic Living’s allergy-friendly candy and treats list for all the ghouls and boys.

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Babies’ Skin Exposure Linked to Peanut Allergy

Study finds exposure on the skin can sensitize infants to peanut – before they’ve even had a taste of it.

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Food-Free Treats and Party Ideas for Kids, Teens with Food Allergies

Photo by Caroline Moassessi One magical day of the year invites us to enter the world of fantasy and become superheros, fairies, fire fighters or scary villains. Most people think of the evening of October 31 as a treat unto itself: parents ooh-ing and ah-ing over darling costumes, children of all ages delighting in candy […]

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