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McDonald’s Canada Says Changes Mean All Menu Items “May Contain” Allergens

Nuts or peanut products will no longer be packaged, allowing for cross-contact.

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LEAP Co-Author: How Not to Stress Out About Early Peanut Introduction

Dr. George Du Toit is the co-author of the LEAP study that found that eating peanut from infancy, as opposed to avoiding it until a child is older, helps to reduce the risk of peanut allergy in a child’s lifetime. From the 600-plus children enrolled in LEAP to the continuing work in his clinic in […]

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Answering Parents’ Big Questions on Safely Introducing Peanut to Babies

New guidelines for the early introduction of peanut foods to children as a way to prevent peanut allergy were published on January 5, 2017. In the food allergy community, this had led to an outpouring of concern – since the possibility of allergic reactions in babies is anxiety-inducing – along with some smart and specific […]

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Why One Family Is Taking on American Airlines and Its Food Allergy Policy

DOT complaint targets denial of preboarding as breach of Air Carrier Access Act.

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Red Sneakers Event Celebrates Oakley Debbs While Raising Food Allergy’s Profile

Kids take part in Red Sneakers campaign to honor Oakley Debbs.

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AL_US COVER Winter 2017

The Good Bugs: Replacing the Microbes that Baby Misses in a C-Section Delivery

Following is an excerpt from “The Good Bugs” in the Winter 2017 issue of Allergic Living magazine. The magazine is available at Barnes & Noble (or Indigo in Canada). Editor’s Note: The first part of the magazine’s article discusses what microbes are and how important they are in our bodies, and how those who used […]

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Allergic Living’s Ultimate Allergy-Friendly Gift Guide for 2016

Inspiring ideas for those on your list with allergies, asthma or celiac disease.

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Report Recognizes Food Allergy as Health Priority, Urges Wide Epi Access, Better Labeling and Data

Sweeping report calls on FDA, CDC and other agencies to develop food allergy guidelines and expand training.

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Diner Who Almost Died in Salmon Allergy Mix-Up Suffers Backlash

Simon-Pierre Canuel speaks out about the painful criticism he faced after waiter’s arrest.

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Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy and Resources 2016

The Teal Pumpkin Project Our friends at FARE are encouraging everyone to raise awareness of food allergies by painting your pumpkins teal (the color of food allergy awareness) and handing out non-food treats for trick-or-treaters to ensure everyone has a safe and allergy-friendly Halloween. Learn all about the program and how you can take part […]

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