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School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Awaits President Obama's Signature
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 5, 2013 3:25 PM
School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act  Congress has passed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act.  Thank you to all who took action to help this important federal legislation move one step closer to becoming law!  It...
 
Hidden Names for
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 5, 2013 3:17 PM · 1 comment
Hidden Names That Contain Milk Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, has updated its free PDF guides on how to read a label for milk allergy. Foods covered by the FDA labeling laws that contain...
 
Free Webinar: A Look at the Landmark Study Anaphylaxis in America with Dr. Robert Wood
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 5, 2013 12:59 PM · 1 comment
FREE WEBINAR! Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study for Parents and Patients Join us via your computer or mobile device RSVP: www4.gotomeeting.com/register/755375335 Date: November 18, 2013 Time: 4 pm Eastern | 1 9m Pacific ...
 
Ohio and Michigan Debate Stocking Schools with Epinephrine
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 30, 2013 12:44 PM
TODAY both Michigan and Ohio are holding hearings on their pending epinephrine stocking bills! Michigan's bill has already made great progress - it's been passed by the House of Representatives and is now in the Senate. Let's work to keep both of...
 
KFA's Halloween Food Allergy Guide
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 28, 2013 5:31 PM · 1 comment
KFA's HALLOWEEN Food Allergy Guide The scary parts of Halloween should be witches and ghosts, not candy. For parents of food-allergic children, it can be stressful to celebrate holidays centered on food. Kids With Food Allergies Foundation can help...
 
Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 28, 2013 5:29 PM · 6 comments
Share a picture of your costumed child safely celebrating Halloween with food allergies and you could win a dairy-free, soy-free gift pack from Go Veggie plus a t-shirt from Kids With Food Allergies. Two grand prize winners will receive $100 gift card...
 
New Study Shows Nearly 1-in-50 Americans At-Risk of Severe Allergic Reaction
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 22, 2013 2:23 PM
  DATE: October 21, 2013 FROM: AAFA External Affairs CONTACT: AAFA NEW STUDY SHOWS NEARLY 1-IN-50 AMERICANS AT-RISK OF SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS Anaphylaxis is More Common than Many Thought, Most Patients are Not Prepared October 21, 2013,...
 
From Confusion to Confidence: Taking Control of Your Child’s Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 21, 2013 3:47 PM
 In this video, Heidi Bayer, a parent whose teenage daughter has a severe food allergy, shares her experiences and how she found the right resources when she first learned that her baby had a severe food allergy. Heidi Bayer is a board member of...
 
Asthma and Food Allergy Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 21, 2013 11:59 AM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on October 17, 2013 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, Director of the Specialty Asthma Clinic, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and a member of KFA's Medical Advisory Team. Dr. Stukus...
 
Kids With Food Allergies Rated as a Top Nonprofit
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 18, 2013 1:52 PM
KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES HONORED AS 2013 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT New GreatNonprofits.org Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews Fountainville, PA. (October 16, 2013) – Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...
 
Food Allergy Safety is Priority One for Halloween
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2013 3:00 PM
Prevention and preparedness are important for every situation when it comes to children with food allergies. Since Halloween presents its own special challenges, we've taken the strategies from our Quick Guide to Practical Food Allergy Management and...
 
Oct 17 Food Allergy in Asthmatic Children (Free Webinar)
by Lynda Lynda is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 1, 2013 6:18 AM · 3 comments
Food Allergy in Asthmatic Children: What Parents Need to Know  RSVP: Reserve your seat by registering WHEN: Thursday October 17, 2013 TIME: 1 pm Eastern (10 am Pacific) WHERE: Your computer, iOS or Android device Asthma is the most common...
 
Potential Food Allergens in Preschool,  School, Camp Crafts & Activities
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 17, 2013 8:00 PM · 16 comments
According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, “Food used in lesson plans for math or science, crafts, and cooking classes may need to be substituted depending on the allergies of the students.” The guide below...
 
Colorado Floods: How to Help Families with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 17, 2013 4:53 PM · 4 comments
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, is asking you once again to help our fellow families in Colorado who have been burdened, displaced or evacuated due to extreme floods. Families who...
 
A Review of State School Policies for Protecting Kids with Allergies and Asthma
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 11, 2013 4:09 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on September 10, 2013 featuring guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD, VP of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, co-founder of...
 
This Sunday! Join Us as We Take Strides for Safe Kids
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 3, 2013 3:39 PM · 3 comments
This Sunday! Join Us as We Take Strides for Safe Kids (Food Allergy Walk and Expo) With Your Help, We are Now 84% towards our fundraising goal of $45,000! Please join us on Sunday Sept 8, 10:00 am, Plymouth Meeting Mall (PA) at our 5th Annual...
 
Webinar: Are Your Schools Safe? School Policies on Food Allergy, Asthma and Allergies
by Lynda Lynda is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 24, 2013 9:34 AM · 2 comments
Join AAFA Vice President of Policy and Programs, Charlotte Collins, J.D., and KFA Medical Advisory Team Chair Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, to learn more about your state's requirements for issues affecting those with asthma, food allergy and...
 
Nutrition and Food Safety for Students with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 21, 2013 2:59 PM · 1 comment
Free webinar hosted by Kids With Food Allergies on August 20, 2013 featuring guest speakers Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, and Deb Indorato, RD, LDN.  The following is the video recording and a list of resources to help you with nutrition and food safety...
 
Journalist, Philanthropist Lynn Doyle Named Honorary Chair for Annual Food Allergy Event
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 20, 2013 3:01 PM
Fifth Annual “Strides for Safe Kids” is More than a Walk, It’s an Event Doylestown, Pa. August 20, 2013 – Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the nation’s leading allergy and asthma charity, the Asthma and...
 
If a Band of Pirates Can Do It, So Can You!
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 16, 2013 1:47 PM
Ahoy mateys!  While pirate crews are typically known for plundering, this band is known for giving.  Sarah Prye discovered Kids With Food Allergies in the summer of 2012, just a few months after her cheerful son Jack was diagnosed with...
 
 
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