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Family Angered by Allergic Daughter’s Death at School

A Quebec coroner lays no blame in the death of a 6-year old who died of asthma attack or food reaction at school.

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New Policy on “May Contain” Labels On Its Way

Health Canada has finally released the findings of its public consultation about “may contain” allergen and gluten warnings.

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Air Canada gets Final Food Ruling

The CTA agreed to Air Canada’s request that food can’t be guaranteed nut-free within one of its allergy buffer zones.

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1 in 13 U.S. Kids has Food Allergy

Almost 6 million U.S. children under the age of 18 have food allergies, says a new study. Peanuts, milk and shellfish are found to be the most common culprits.

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High Hopes for the Peanut Patch

A new study raises hopes for skin patches that would desensitize those with peanut or milk allergy.

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Inner City Allergy Rate Shocks

A stunning 28 percent of inner city kids with asthma or skin allergies proved to be food allergic in a New York study.

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Allergic Living Gets Award

The team at Allergic Living were honoured to be awarded the Susan Dagleish Award for Corporate Community Service at Anaphylaxis Canada’s spring conference.

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Parents Protest Allergy Rules

After learning about rules put in place to accommodate a peanut allergic student, parents at one Florida elementary school became outraged.

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Transplant Transfers Allergy

Soon after receiving a double lung transplant, a Toronto woman had four anaphylactic reactions. Turns out the donor had a peanut allergy.

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Canada’s Food Label Regs Pass!

Regulations requiring 11 top allergens and gluten to be clearly labeled on foods and beverages will pass on Feb. 16. The lone exception: beer.

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