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Free Food Allergy Event in Germantown, MD on Saturday, May 30, 2015
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. 16 hours ago
In 2005, Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) was created with a mission to help make a safe and healthy future for children with food allergies! Today, as a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), KFA’s passion, focus and...
 
FDA Study Finds Milk in Most Dark Chocolate, No Matter What Label Says
This FDA Consumer Update sheds further light on the results of an FDA study on milk in dark chocolate shared previously . For more detail,  read the study results .   In This Update: Read ‘May’ as ‘Likely’ Not Quite...
 
Family with EoE Dares You to Try Eating Just One of These Allergy-Friendly Granola Bars
May 17-23 marks National Eosinophil Awareness week, and to mark the occasion Kids With Food Allergies introduces guest blogger Elizabeth DiBurro of  EBL Food Allergies . She shares recipes and tips on parenting with multiple food allergies and...
 
Sulfite Allergy Alert - A&S Food Trading Inc Hua Zhi Yang Brand Gourd Candy
by KFA Recall Announcements KFA Recall Announcements is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 20, 2015 12:35 PM
A&S Food Trading Inc. Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Hua Zhi Ying Brand Gourd Candy Contact: Consumer: 718-369-2648   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — May 19, 2015 — Brooklyn, NY — A&S FOOD TRADING INC at 4425B 1ST...
 
ACAAI Says Children with Asthma Do Not Need to Be Routinely Tested for Peanut Allergy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 19, 2015 1:42 PM
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology​ disagrees with study findings that are circulating on the news and social media regarding asthma and peanut allergy. The ACAAI says children with asthma do not need to be routinely tested for...
 
Have You Heard of Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Also Known as EoE?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 18, 2015 6:03 PM
Did you know there are different types of allergic reactions to foods ?    Two Categories of Food Allergies Immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated . Symptoms result from the body’s immune system making antibodies called Immunoglobulin E (IgE)...
 
Soy Allergy Alert - A.S.K Foods Inc Wegman's Herb Stuffing, With Pork and Veal
by KFA Recall Announcements KFA Recall Announcements is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 18, 2015 11:49 AM
A.S.K. Foods, Inc. Recalls Herb Stuffing with Pork and Veal Product Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen Class II Recall 078-2015 Health Risk: Low May 16, 2015   Congressional and Public Affairs  Benjamin Bell (202) 720-9113...
 
FREE Webinar: Pantry Solutions without Milk, Eggs, Soy, Wheat, Gluten or Nuts
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 15, 2015 11:54 AM
RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering   WHEN:  Tuesday, June 2, 2015   TIME:  1 PM - 2 PM Eastern time   WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device   Join Colette Martin, author of Learning to Bake...
 
#1in13 US Children Has a Food Allergy - Including Mine
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 15, 2015 11:34 AM
Kids with food allergies need to be careful about what they eat and touch. Foods that seem “safe” can have hidden allergens and cause a reaction. With careful planning, a parent can make sure their child has safe food to eat. They also...
 
Instant Hand Sanitizers Do Not Prevent Food Allergic Reactions
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 15, 2015 11:29 AM
Children can react to an allergen (food protein) by eating a food they’re allergic to. They can also react by touching something that has traces of that food on it, such as peanut butter residue. Usually this will result in a local reaction like...
 
Antihistamines Will Not Stop Anaphylaxis
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 14, 2015 5:14 PM · 1 comment
Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction. You cannot rely on antihistamines like Benadryl to treat anaphylaxis. The first line of treatment for severe allergic reaction is epinephrine. Epinephrine is safe and comes in an easy-to-use device called an...
 
A Growing Food Allergy Epidemic: One in 13 U.S. Children Has a Food Allergy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 13, 2015 2:37 PM
Food allergies are on the rise, but no one knows why. The percentage of children with a food allergy has increased by about 50% between 1997 and 2011. One in 13 U.S. children now has a food allergy. Around 15 million people in the United States have a...
 
Watch the Asthma and Allergy Foundation on Lifetime Television™ in May
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 13, 2015 2:27 PM
Many families with food allergies also struggle with asthma and environmental allergies. This month, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), the parent organization of Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), is pleased to bring you information...
 
Love a Child with Food Allergies? Honor Them for  Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 12, 2015 7:30 PM
Zofina, allergic to milk. Photo submitted by KFA member kortni for Faces of Food Allergies 2015.   Honor Your Child or Grandchild A child with food allergies must be food allergy aware every single day. During this week dedicated to raising...
 
Food Allergy Awareness: Food Allergy Symptoms Can Be Life-Threatening
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 12, 2015 12:59 PM
What is a food allergy? A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a certain food as harmful and reacts by causing symptoms. This is an allergic reaction. Foods that cause allergic reactions are allergens. Find out more on our...
 
Creating Lasting Food Allergy Awareness at School: A How-To Guide
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 12, 2015 12:01 PM · 1 comment
When Michelle O’Riordan’s daughter Ciara, a fifth-grade student at Birmingham Falls Elementary School in Milton, Georgia, asked her school principal to meet with her to discuss food allergy issues and the need for more awareness, she had...
 
Peanut Allergy Alert - Crown Food International Cumin Powder
by KFA Recall Announcements KFA Recall Announcements is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 11, 2015 4:16 PM · 2 comments
CONSUMER ALERT: Undeclared Peanuts in "Cumin Powder" Contact: Consumer: 917-416-6921   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 6, 2015 – New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared peanuts in...
 
10 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 11, 2015 7:07 AM
As part of our awareness activities for Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 10-16), we've created the following infographics for you to share on social media.   Together, we can raise awareness about the serious nature of food allergy and the need...
 
Soy Allergy Alert - Walker's Foods Pit Cooked Barbequed Pork with Sauce
by KFA Recall Announcements KFA Recall Announcements is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 9, 2015 5:04 PM
Walker's Foods Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen Class II Recall 077-2015 Health Risk: Low May 8, 2015   Congressional and Public Affairs Felicia Thompson  (202) 720-9113     WASHINGTON, May 8,...
 
Wheat Allergy Alert - SP Wholesale Meats Raw Pork and Chicken Sausage Products
by KFA Recall Announcements KFA Recall Announcements is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 9, 2015 5:00 PM
SP Wholesale Meats Recalls Sausage Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen Class II Recall 076-2015 Health Risk: Low May 7, 2015   En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Alexandra Tarrant  (202) 720-9113  ...
 
 
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