Dining Out with Food Allergies (Video & Resources)

On March 12, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies hosted a webinar on the topic of dining out with food allergies. Our guest speakers were Sloane Miller and Dr. Michael Pistiner. We thank Mylan, who provided the educational grant to make this webinar possible. The video and resources from the webinar are now available for your convenience:



RESOURCES THAT ACCOMPANY THE VIDEO:


Register to Become a Member of Kids With Food Allergies Foundation
We offer the largest online support community for parents of children with food allergies. Registration is free. Members have access to over a dozen support forums, KFA's blogs (from our Leadership and Medical Advisory Team), event announcements (such as upcoming webinars) and more.

sloane-miller-300dr_pistiner2Sloane Miller, Allergic Girl
www.allergicgirl.com


Dr. Michael Pistiner, AllergyHome
www.allergyhome.org

Find an Allergist

www.aaaai.org

www.acaai.org

 

Allergy Action Plan
AAAAI Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan

Epinephrine Autoinjectors


Epi-Pen: $0 co-pay offer provides up to $100 off per EpiPen 2-Pak.  Follow the instructions on their website to request your EpiPen co-pay card.

Auvi-Q
: Click on "Support and Savings" on their website to find out how to get your first two prescriptions for $25.

 

 

Hidden Names of Allergens

Printable cards are available from Kids With Food Allergies:
Milk Allergy
Egg Allergy
Soy Allergy
Peanut Allergy
Wheat Allergy

Additional information for tree nut allergy and sesame allergy.

Restaurant Chef Cards
www.allergytranslation.com
www.selectwisely.com

Medical Identification Jewelry
www.medicalert.org
www.hopepaige.com 

Restaurant Reviews 
www.allergyeats.com 
www.allerdine.com 

AllergyEats: Top-Rated Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains in the U.S.


Cross-Contamination
KFA: Avoiding Cross-Contamination in the Kitchen 
KFA: Speak to the Restaurant Manager Before Your Visit
Dr. Michael Pistiner: Know sources of cross-contact (oils from fryers, salad bars, shared pans, common grills, serving utensils); request making food from scratch to avoid cross-contact.


Research Studies
Not Dining Out Negatively Affects Quality of Life for Families with Food Allergies

Cleaning Surfaces to Remove Allergens
Restaurant Confidence in Serving Allergic Customers 

Laws and Regulations
Act Increases Food Allergy Awareness in Massachusetts Restaurants
Food Allergen Labeling Consumer Protection Act
Department of Justice Answers Questions About Restaurant Responsibilities 
 

YOU MAKE OUR WEBINARS POSSIBLE!
The generous support of our donors allows us to reach families who need our help. A webinar attendee recently told us: 

"The webinar was very well put together and very professional.  I appreciate that information such as this is "out there" and given to the public free of charge.  It is also nice to know that "allergy parents" are not alone...there are many, many of us out there!"

 

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Last edited by Kids With Food Allergies March 14, 2013 2:16 PM
 
 
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Sloane Miller, LMSW, MSW
 
 
 
 
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