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6 Steps to a Successful Field Trip with Food Allergies – Canada

Originally published in Allergic Living’s Spring 2016 magazine; to subscribe click here. For the related U.S. article, click here. While school field trips have the potential for unwanted exposures, they are an important part of your child’s education, and worth the extra planning required. The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology’s national guidelines, called “Anaphylaxis in Schools and Other Settings,” recommend […]

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Following Tragedy, Queen’s University Gets Allergy Aware

Lessons from a freshman tragedy: college unveils new allergy protocols.

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Field Trips & Food Allergies: Staying Safe Beyond the Classroom

School outings are rewarding, but allergy hazards can lurk in unfamiliar terrain. Allergic Living explores the right way to sidestep perils beyond the classroom comfort zone. First published in the  Spring 2016 magazine; to subscribe click here. When 8-year-old Nate visited a local historical site with his class in the Cleveland area last year, it was meant to be an eye-opening chance to travel back […]

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6 Steps to a Successful Field Trip with Food Allergies

First published in Allergic Living’s Spring 2016 magazine; to subscribe click here. For the related Canadian article, click here. While field trips have the potential for danger, they are an important part of your child’s education, and worth the effort. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools and Early Care and Education Programs” recommend that schools […]

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Honor Roll Welcomes 4 New States for School Allergy Policies

Four states have been added to the 2015 State Honor Roll of Asthma and Allergy Policies for Schools

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Allergy-Ready Back to School Gear

Tote safety and style along to school with these inventive allergy and asthma products. Packable Produce Safely stow salads, pasta and other healthy eats in adorable apple, strawberry and watermelon Fruits Lunch Bowls from Bento&co. The colorful containers are BPA-free, microwavable and dishwasher-safe with a lid that locks two separate compartments in place. www.en.bentoandco.com   […]

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College and Food Allergies Resource Hub

Living at university can seem daunting for special-diet students. But the good news is that – from searchable online menus to free-from zones – colleges are starting to get with the allergy-friendly program.  1. Allergic Living’s Charts: These charts compare food and residence accommodations at 32 U.S. colleges, and show you the allergy issues to […]

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Back-to-School with Food Allergies: 7 Must-Have Tools

Updated August, 2016: Back-to-school season is a big deal in every student’s life. But when a child has food allergies, a parent must super organized and communicate well to ensure that the school is on top of anaphylaxis prevention measures and safety protocols. Also essential is that your student gets to be a full participant […]

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Schools and Allergies Resource Hub

Anaphylaxis action plans, 504 planning, food allergy resources for teachers and parents.

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Parents Sue School Board, Principal in Shocking Allergy Rights Case

Lawsuit alleges allergy accommodation requests led to harassment and child abuse investigation.

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