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Nothing “Sneaky” About This Chef Chairing Annual Food Allergy Event
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 25, 2014 1:35 PM
Author, Chef, and Food Allergy Mom Missy Chase Lapine to Host 6 th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk and Expo   DOYLESTOWN, PA (August 25, 2014) – Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...
 
New Food Find: Coconut Whipped Cream Topping (Milk-Free, Soy-Free)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 23, 2014 11:05 AM · 5 comments
This #NewFoodFind was first reported by VegNews and is very exciting for those managing a milk allergy and/or soy allergy.   So Delicious will be launching vegan CocoWhip - a milk-free, soy-free whipped cream topping.  According to...
 
Shellfish (shrimp) Allergy Alert: Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce
by KFA News Team KFA News Team is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 22, 2014 2:28 PM
Nestlé Prepared Foods Company Announces Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall Of LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce Recall Due to Package Mislabeling   Contact: Consumer: 1-800-392-4057 Media: Roz O’Hearn,...
 
Study Reveals High Food Allergy Risks Among Inner-City Kids
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 21, 2014 11:26 AM
According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, children who live in inner-city areas are more susceptible to food allergies. Results of the study are published in the  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ....
 
High Prevalence of Peanut Allergy in US School-Age Children
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 21, 2014 11:21 AM
In a Letter to the Editor recently published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI), researchers report and compare prevalence estimates of childhood peanut allergy according to varying criteria among 7-10 year-old children...
 
The New Rules for Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 20, 2014 3:21 PM
Nut-free schools. Treatless birthday bashes. Restaurant menus with asterisks. As food-allergy rates have soared, the way we feed all kids looks a lot different than it did even a few years ago. Kids With Food Allergies Vice President Lynda Mitchell...
 
Woman Says Peanut Allergy Cost Her Hospital Job Offer
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 20, 2014 3:20 PM
A Boston woman who thought she would be starting her new job at a hospital claims the job offer was rescinded at the last minute because of her peanut allergy. She was stunned when they told her that they cannot provide a safe work environment.  ...
 
My First Day of School (Back-to-School with Food Allergies)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 18, 2014 4:43 PM
Back-to-school season is in full swing. We'd love to see your child's first day of school photo. Together, we can show children and teens with food allergies living full and happy lives, regardless of their dietary restrictions!   Add your photo...
 
Chef Luca's Summer Asparagus and Mint Puree
by KFA Food Bloggers KFA Food Bloggers is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 17, 2014 1:57 PM
# ChallengeChefLuca   Chef Luca's Allergy-Friendly Asparagus and Mint Puree Sauce   Milk-Free • Soy-Free • Egg-Free • Wheat-Free Peanut-Free • Tree Nut-Free • Shellfish-Free • Fish-Free   Let’s keep...
 
Answers to Your Questions about Section 504 Plans (Free Webinar 8/26)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 15, 2014 4:00 PM
FREE Webinar Presented by Kids With Food Allergies (KFA): Your Questions About Section 504 Plans   RSVP:  Register Now! WHEN: August 26, 2014 at 1 pm Eastern | 10 am Pacific WHERE: Your computer, iPhone or Android device   The legal...
 
Allergies to a Legume Called Lupin: What You Need to Know
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 15, 2014 3:22 PM
What is Lupin? Lupin (sometimes called “lupine") is a legume belonging to the same plant family as peanuts. “For many people, eating lupin or a lupin-derived ingredient, such as a flour, is safe,” says Stefano Luccioli, M.D., a...
 
Jacob Had an Unexpected Biphasic Reaction
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 15, 2014 2:53 PM
    Becky is walking for Kids With Food Allergies on September 7 in Plymouth Meeting, PA. She describes her son Jacob's experience on their fundraising page: He is anaphylaxis-free for 8 years and counting! Unfortunately, that day in June...
 
Which States Made the Grade on Protecting Students with Asthma and Food Allergies?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 15, 2014 2:03 PM
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America and its food allergy division, Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), hosted a free webinar on August 12, 2014 featuring guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD and Michael Pistiner, MD. The presentation below...
 
Earn Fundraising Incentives for Taking Strides for Safe Kids!
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 14, 2014 11:41 AM
Support our efforts to educate families and save children's lives, and you can earn some nice incentives as our way of saying, "Thank you!" Set up an online fundraising page as part of our Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk and Expo, or for any other...
 
Plane Diverted After Girl's Allergic Reaction Mid-Flight
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 7, 2014 12:02 PM · 1 comment
A transatlantic flight made a U-turn two hours into the flight after a young girl experienced a severe allergic reaction to nuts.     The girl suffered anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). She had never shown signs of allergy before....
 
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Hires New CEO
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 7, 2014 11:51 AM
  (Washington, DC)  The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) appointed Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, as President and CEO. Sennett was recently a Vice President at WellPoint, one of the largest health benefit companies in the U.S. AAFA...
 
Soy Allergy Alert: Cavanaugh Smoke Sausage
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 7, 2014 9:29 AM
New York Firm Recalls Sausage Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen Class I Recall 050-2014 Health Risk: High Aug 6, 2014 Congressional and Public Affairs Alexandra Tarrant (202) 720-9113   WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 – Zemco...
 
What's the Big Deal about Food Allergies? (Free Community Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 6, 2014 4:09 PM · 32 comments
Do you find it challenging to help people understand what it means to live with food allergies? This free two-page handout can help. The question and answer format is ideal for giving to teachers, caregivers, other parents, family members or anyone...
 
10 Tips for Getting Your Child Off to a New School Safely
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 6, 2014 3:35 PM · 2 comments
NEW TO SCHOOL OR NEW TO FOOD ALLERGIES? My son graduated from college last year. Kindergarten was a long time ago for us. But, I can still remember how worried I was to send him off to a new school. I wasn't sure if the school was familiar with food...
 
Back To School Homework: Keeping Students with Food Allergies Safe
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. August 6, 2014 3:16 PM
Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, has many free resources for parents, schools, teachers and staff to use to prepare for the upcoming school year and keep students with food allergies safe. Archived...
 
 
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