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Camille- Age 2

Aria Allen ·
Camille- Age 2
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Connor!

LindseyBengivenga Klimuc ·
Connor!
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Dean, Age 1.

JinaG ·
Dean, Age 1.
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Happy to be peanut free!

Mindy Towe ·
Happy to be peanut free!
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Liam

PositivelyPamela ·
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Jaden and Kaje

jomush23 ·
Jaden and Kaje
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Practical Food Allergy Management: A Quick Guide

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Download this free quick guide to essential information for parenting a food-allergic child written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, chair of the medical advisory team of Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...
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Predicting Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Outcomes

KFA News Team ·
Researchers examined blood samples taken from peanut-allergic volunteers enrolled in an oral immunotherapy study.
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Preparing for School with Food Allergies and Asthma (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on July 1, 2014 featuring guest speakers David Stukus, MD and Michael Pistiner, MD. The presentation below answers common...
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4th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk & Expo; Certificate of Appreciation for Representative Thomas Murt

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Press Release:Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Announces its 4th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk & Expo; Certificate of Appreciation for Representative Thomas Murt Kids With Food Allergies Foundation, a national charity, will hold its fourth annual Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk and Expo this Sunday, September 9th, at the Plymouth Mall, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The yearly event will include the awarding of a...
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Prior Food Allergic Individuals Could Be at Risk of Developing Eosinophilic Esophagitis to the Same Food

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Prior Food Allergic Individuals Could Be at Risk of Developing Eosinophilic Esophagitis tothe Same Food SAN DIEGO, CA According to a study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the AmericanAcademy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), people who have outgrown a foodallergy might be at risk of developing another conditioncalled eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)to the same food. EoE is characterized by the presence of large numbers of...
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Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects SAN DIEGO, CA Research presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academyof Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) continues to provide insight into the questions thatsurround possible food allergy treatments being investigated. In particular, one study suggested that prolonged avoidance of peanuts following peanut oral immunotherapy may reverse theeffects achieved...
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Raise Awareness, Understanding and Support for People Living with Asthma and Allergic Diseases

Kids With Food Allergies ·
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Many Americans are not aware of the seriousness of asthma, and if you are one of the 22+ million people living with this chronic disease, you’ve felt the frustration of some people just not...
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Research Links Infants’ Microbiome to Development of Immune System, Allergic Diseases and Asthma

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Results from Detroit Birth Cohort First Revealed at AAAAI Annual Meeting   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – A number of studies related to the Wayne County Health Environment Allergy and Asthma Longitudinal Study in Detroit (WHEALS)...
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Restaurateurs and Dining with Food Allergies

Lynda ·
I was thrilled to have the opportunity to recently speak at the 2nd Annual Allergy Eats Conference for Restaurateurs. My topic: The allergic diner’s point of view. Using my own family’s positive and negative restaurant experiences as...
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Food Allergy Awareness: Routine Food Allergy Testing

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Did you know? There is not enough evidence to recommend routine food allergy testing before introducing highly allergenic foods (such as milk, egg, and peanut) to children who are at a high risk of reacting to these foods. Children at high risk are...
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Safer Flying Strategies for Travelers with Peanut Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Safer flying strategies for travelers with peanut allergies (BPT) - From bag-checking charges and unexplained delays to rude fellow passengers and flight attendants who are having a bad day, flying can be a huge hassle. If you're among the...
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U.S. Sesame Seed Allergy Cases Are Rising

Kids With Food Allergies ·
"A 2005 study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, named sesame allergy a 'significant, serious and growing problem,'" said Phil Lempert , a food industry analyst, trend watcher and creator of supermarketguru.com. "It's the No. 3 allergen in Israel, where children are commonly fed nutritious sesame products for protein and iron. In Australia, it's considered the No. 4 biggest allergen, and Canada and the European Commission require sesame to be listed as an allergen...
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New Food Find: Peanut-Free Seed Butters for Those with Peanut Allergy

KFA Food Bloggers ·
These #NewFoodFinds offer some exciting options for those who are managing peanut or tree nut allergies.   The number of alternatives to peanut butter is rising, keeping up with the increase in children with allergies. This growing number of food...
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New Peanut Allergy Study Does Not Say Parents Are to Blame

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Why It’s Important to Read Past the Headlines -  Doctors Explain New Peanut Allergy Study   Editor's note:  The KFA/AAFA leadership recognize that interpreting the findings of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study is...
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New Food Find: Milk and Soy Free Cheese Wedges by Daiya

Kids With Food Allergies ·
New Food Find for Milk and Soy Allergy:  Daiya has created three new "cheese substitutes" that are sold in block form, so you can slice, cube or grate them. The available flavors are Cheddar, Jack and Jalapeno Garlic Havarti. Daiya wedges...
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Nothing “Sneaky” About This Chef Chairing Annual Food Allergy Event

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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Demystifying Oral Food Challenges

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Demystifying Oral Food Challenges by Nancy Polmear-Swendris, MS Ed, RN Perhaps your child has had a known food allergy for some time, and now there's reason to believe that the allergy may have been outgrown. Maybe you're in the initial diagnosis...
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Oral Food Challenges: What to Expect (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a webinar on July 28, 2015, called “Oral Food Challenges: What to Expect.”    Irene Mikhail, MD, an allergist immunologist at Nationwide Children’s in Columbus, Ohio, discussed: Why and...
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Food Allergy Awareness: Outgrowing Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Did you know?Most children eventually outgrow milk, egg, soy, and wheat allergy. Fewer children outgrow peanut and tree nut allergy. Outgrowing a childhood allergy may occur as late as the teenage years. Source: NIH Publication, Guidelines for the...
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Pairing Xolair (Omalizumab) with Oral Immunotherapy Improves Outcome for Milk Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Pairing Oral Immunotherapy with Biological Medication for Allergic Asthma Reduces Dosing-Related Side Effects and Time Needed to Reach Maintenance Dose   SAN DIEGO, CA – Omalizumab is an immunomodulator medication, which means it acts...
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Peanut Allergic Teen Builds Business from Ground Up

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Thirteen-year-old Lily Pinto, co-founder of Don’t Go Nuts , is proving that you don’t have to be an adult to be able to help others in a big way. Don’t Go Nuts makes foods that are completely nut-free, “from field to...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Best Foods Deer Brand Cumin Powder

KFA Recall Announcements ·
Best Foods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Deer Brand Cumin Powder 7 Ounce and Deer Brand Cumin Powder 14 Ounce For Immediate Release February 22, 2016 Contact Consumers Abdul Paracha 1-732-650-1300 Ext 222 Announcement Best Foods Inc. 30 Saw Mill Pond Rd,. Edison, NJ is recalling its 7 ounce packages and 14 oz. packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Best Foods Deer Cumin Powder 7 Ounce and 14 Ounce

KFA Recall Announcements ·
Best Foods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Deer Cumin Powder 7 Ounce and Deer Cumin Powder 14 Ounce   Contact: Consumer: 1-732-650-1300 Ext 222   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2015 – Edison, NJ – Best...
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The Faces of Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
During Food Allergy Awareness Week, KFA will be sharing food allergy facts on our blog as well as on our Facebook page. Help us spread awareness and food allergy education! (Use our social media share buttons to share on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,...
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The LEAP Trial 12 Months Later: Are We Ready to LEAP-On Peanut Allergy?

KFA News Team ·
Researchers announced results from the second phase of a landmark food allergy study, with the data showing that feeding peanuts to babies at high risk for developing the allergy sharply cuts their chance of becoming allergic by age 5.
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Three-Injection Immunotherapy for Grass Pollen Well Tolerated in Teens

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Three ultrasound guided lymph node injections safe in teens   (Press Release)   Houston, TX – Researchers have new evidence that grass-pollen allergies can be safely treated using American extracts injected into a lymph node...
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Tips to Safely Celebrate Easter with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Easter is a season of joy and celebration. Decorated eggs, chocolate bunnies and other candies can all be unsafe for someone with food allergies. There are many non-food alternatives for celebrating Easter, whether at home or at school.
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Top 100 Most Challenging Places to Live with Asthma in 2014

Kids With Food Allergies ·
CITIES THAT TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY New list of 100 most challenging places to live with asthma highlights the burden nationwide, and it's not just about air quality WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- World Asthma Day comes in May when everyone...
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Allergy-Friendly Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Are you frantically composing your allergy-friendly Thanksgiving menu? We're here to help and today we offer two stuffing recipes.  Both recipes are made without milk, eggs, nuts, fish, shellfish and can be made soy-free and...
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Tree Nut Allergy Alert (Coconut) - PROLAINAT/Trader Joe's A Dozen Sweet Bites Cakes

KFA Recall Announcements ·
Prolainat Voluntarily Recalls Trader Joe’s  A Dozen Sweet Bites Due to Undeclared Coconut   Contact Consumer: Trader Joe’s Customer Relations  626-599-3817 Media: Agathe Vanderesse /Quality Manager Prolainat France Phone:...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Fannie May Heart Shaped Box of Chocolates

Lynda ·
Fannie May Issues A Voluntary Recall Of Its 4.0 Oz. Heart-shaped Box Of Assorted Chocolates Due To Undeclared Peanuts Contact: Consumer: 1-330-494-0833 Ext. 193   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 19, 2014 - Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. (...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Patel Grocery Recalls America's Best Jeera Cumin Powder

KFA Recall Announcements ·
Patel Grocery Recalls America's Best Jeera Cumin Powder Contact: Consumer: Ishwer Patel of Patel Grocery 718-748-6369 Media: Joe Morrissey 518-457-0752   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  — March 13, 2015 — Brooklyn, NY — New York...
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Spontaneous Resolution of Peanut Allergy Decreases After Age 8

Kids With Food Allergies ·
New research in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice shows spontaneous resolution of peanut allergy decreases after 8 years old. The research found that 80% of children who outgrew their peanut allergy, did so before age 8....
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Spread Awareness with Faces of Food Allergies Photo-Sharing Campaign

Kids With Food Allergies ·
What does a child with food allergies look like?   Well, consider this: what does your child's classroom look like? One in thirteen children has a food allergy. That's an average of two children per classroom.   Take a look at our sixth...
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Spreading Food Allergy Awareness One Teal Pumpkin at a Time

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Two years ago when Becky Basalone and her two young sons first painted a pumpkin teal, she had no idea where that little pumpkin would lead. Becky had recently started FACET (Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee), an AAFA-affiliated support group....
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Springtime Allergy Season Is Underway – Tips on How to Cope

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Ah, spring – the return of crocuses, baseball, and, for some, itchy, watery eyes, congestion and other allergy symptoms. For some people, symptoms may be mild. For others, it may be severe enough to limit activities, interfere with sleep, or...
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September 8 Philadelphia Food Allergy Expo and Mall Walk

Lynda ·
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This Sunday! Join Us as We Take Strides for Safe Kids

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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2013 Strides for Safe Kids Fundraising Incentives

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Start your own fundraiser online to raise funds for Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America. Our largest event and fundraiser of the year will be held on September 8, 2013, in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Find out more about our annual Mall Walk & Expo . Donations must be submitted by September 22, 2013, in order to be eligible for a gift from KFA. If you need assistance setting up your fundraising team, please contact us !
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