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10 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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10 Tips for Getting Your Child Off to a New School Safely

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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15 Easy Ways to Get Involved for Food Allergy Awareness Week

Kids With Food Allergies ·
May 11-17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Join Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) in educating others about the prevalence and seriousness of food allergies and anaphylaxis and related allergic...
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15 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

Kids With Food Allergies ·
May 10-16 is Food Allergy Awareness Week! While we know that the realities of living with food allergies are 24/7 year-round, this time of year always presents a special opportunity to educate others. So here are some ideas to join Kids With Food...
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15 Ways to Get Involved for Food Allergy Awareness Month / Week

Kids With Food Allergies ·
May is national Asthma and Allergy awareness month, and the week of May 12-18 is dedicated to raising awareness about food allergies. Join Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) in educating others about...
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#1in13 US Children Has a Food Allergy - Including Mine

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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2012 Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk and Expo

Lynda ·
Strides for Safe Kids® Mall Walk and Expo (in Philadelphia) 4th Annual Food Allergy Fundraiser to Benefit Kids With Food Allergies Foundation September 9, 2012 10am-1pm (registration starts at 9) Plymouth Meeting Mall (indoors) Pre-register...
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2013 Food Allergy Webinar Series Highlights

Kids With Food Allergies ·
OUR EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES TEACHES PRACTICAL FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT The mission of Kids With Food Allergies is to improve the day-to-day lives of families raising children with food allergies and empower them to create a safe and healthy future...
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2014 Faces of Food Allergies Awareness Campaign

Kids With Food Allergies ·
May 11 - 17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week The Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) fourth annual Faces of Food Allergies campaign is now officially open! Join our photo-sharing event to show that children with food allergies can live full and happy lives...
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22 Things We Wish You Could Understand About Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Food allergies are the rise in the United States and no one knows the reasons why. Food allergies are often misunderstood by the public and used as punchlines in jokes. But food allergies are no laughing matter.   A food allergy occurs when the...
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5 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week

Kids With Food Allergies ·
As part of our awareness activities for Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 11-17), 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...
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A Child With Food Allergies Must Be Food Allergy Aware Every Single Day

Kids With Food Allergies ·
While May 11-17 is Food Allergy Awareness Week, a child with food allergies must be food allergy aware every single day. During this week dedicated to raising awareness of food allergies, please help us continue to change lives. Thanks to your support...
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A Growing Food Allergy Epidemic: One in 13 U.S. Children Has a Food Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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AAAAI: Introducing Egg to Infants with Eczema

Kids With Food Allergies ·
http://www.aaaai.org/global/la...-infants-eczema.aspx Infants with eczema are much more likely to develop a food allergy than infants who do not have the condition.  Egg allergy is one of the most common food allergies in...
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AAFA Releases List of States That Shine in Allergy, Asthma Management for Schools

KFA News Team ·
All children learn best in a safe, healthy school setting. It is even more important for children with conditions like asthma and food allergies.   Asthma is a leading cause of missed time from school. And students at risk for severe allergic...
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Ready-to-Spread Frosting from Cherrybrook Kitchen

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dairy-free, Nut-free, Gluten-free Chocolate or Vanilla Frosting From Cherrybrook Kitchen:"All ready-to-spread frostings are prepared in a peanut-free and tree-nut free facility. The frostings are prepared on dedicated equipment that does not...
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Antihistamines Will Not Stop Anaphylaxis

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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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 Food Find: Peanut-Free SunButter Single Cups

KFA Food Bloggers ·
This portable #NewFoodFind will be handy for peanut-free and nut-free school lunches.   SunButter is making single cups of SunButter Creamy sunflower seed spread. The cups come packaged together in a canister.   SunButter On the Go Single...
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New Food Find: Single-Serve Peanut-Free Soy Butter

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Coming in late April or early May - Don't Go Nuts single-serve Soy Butter in five varieties. Great for packed lunches, snacks or traveling on the go. Don't Go Nuts products are organic, Non-GMO verified, and are produced in a brand new, peanut-free...
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New Food Find: So Delicious Candy Corn and Pumpkin Spice Frozen Desserts

Kids With Food Allergies ·
This  #NewFoodFind  was first reported by  Brooklyn Allergy Mom .     So Delicious Dairy Free  is making new frozen desserts that are milk-free, soy-free, and do not contain tree nuts except for coconut.  More...
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New Food Find: Vegetable-Packed Frozen Pizza with Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Options

KFA Food Bloggers ·
This # NewFoodFind combines the pizza that kids love with the fruits and vegetables that parents want kids to eat.   Doc’s Nutrilicious Oh YES! frozen pizzas are available with or without gluten and with or without dairy cheese....
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New Food Finds: Allergy-Friendly Portable Mayo Free of Soy and Egg

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Who knew mayo could be exciting? These #NewFoodFinds are happy news for those managing an egg allergy and/or soy allergy. Mayonnaise is one of those food products that you might not think much about – until you need to avoid egg or soy. The good...
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New Food Find: Allergy-Friendly Cookies Made in a Dedicated Allergy-Free Facility

Kids With Food Allergies ·
New Food Find for Multiple Food Allergies: Cybele's Free-to-Eat CookiesCybele Pascal revealed a new line of allergy-friendly, certified gluten-free, vegan and Kosher cookies at the Natural Products Expo West last month. The cookies come in three...
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New Food Find: Allergy-Friendly Spice Coatings from Namaste Foods

Kids With Food Allergies ·
New Food Find: Namaste Foods Spice Coatings Free of Multiple Allergens Namaste Foods introduces four new gluten-free coating mixes made with flax meal and whole grain flours:Italian HerbHot 'n SpicyHomestyleBarbecueThese spice coatings can be used on...
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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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Non-Food Rewards for Children (New Handout)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The CDC’s Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs recommends the “use of non-food incentives for prizes, gifts, and awards.” This practice is also recommended...
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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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Nutrition and the Child With Food Allergies: A Family Affair (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 March 31, 2015, featuring Debra Indorato, RDN, from our Medical Advisory Team.   Deb discussed “Nutrition and...
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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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Parents Give Variety of Reasons for Putting Off Food Challenges

KFA News Team ·
What causes parents to delay an oral food challenge for their children?   An oral food challenge (OFC) is the only way to determine whether a food allergy exists. Sometimes both the child and the parent can be nervous about eating a food they...
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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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Organic, Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
HomeFree is now offering a single-serve pack of their gluten-free Chocolate Chip Mini Cookies.  They are also peanut-free, tree nut-free, egg-free and dairy-free.   Ingredients  Allergen information from HomeFree: "Made on shared lines...
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Glutino's New Pretzel Chips and Toaster Pastries

Kids With Food Allergies ·
At the Natural Products Expo West, Glutino debuted their newest product: Gluten-Free Pretzel Chips. They are free of gluten and milk.  They contain SOY.  Glutino has also recently unveiled their new gluten-free toaster pastries (Apple...
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Helping Allergy Families Affected by the Illinois Storms

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, is asking you to help our fellow families in Illinois who have been burdened, displaced or evacuated due to severe storms and tornadoes. Families who have...
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How Allergy and Asthma Smart Are You?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Take and share our " How Allergy and Asthma Smart Are You? " quiz! It is a quick way to find out how much you know about food allergy, anaphylaxis, asthma and other allergic diseases. You'll be entered to win a $100 Amazon.com gift card and earn bonus...
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How to Help Families with Food Allergies Affected by Colorado Wild Fire

Kids With Food Allergies ·
When Kids With Food Allergies created the disaster relief committee, made up of volunteers throughout the country, it included some of our food allergy parents and members with asthma who had been through the Colorado wild fires of 2012. They had...
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How to Help Families with Food Allergies Affected by the Oklahoma Tornado

Kids With Food Allergies ·
How to Help Food Allergy Families in Oklahoma Monday, May 20, Moore, Oklahoma experienced a tornado. The tornado caused vast devastation, including many fatalities and injuries. As Food Allergy parents, some of us survivors of the recent Hurricane...
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If a Band of Pirates Can Do It, So Can You!

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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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Instant Hand Sanitizers Do Not Prevent Food Allergic Reactions

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Launches iPhone App

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Got Food Allergies? Want to stay connected? There's an app for that available on the iPhone from Kids With Food Allergies! Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Launches iPhone AppNation’s Largest Online Support Community App Is Like Having...
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Is There Anything Parents Can Do to Prevent Their Babies from Developing Food Allergies?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Is there anything pregnant or nursing moms can to do delay or prevent the development of food allergies in their babies? If a baby is at risk for developing food allergies, is there anything parents can do to prevent their babies from developing...
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Jacob Had an Unexpected Biphasic Reaction

Kids With Food Allergies ·
    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...
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Jo Frost Talks About Managing Life-Threatening Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Jo Frost, also known as Supernanny, shared her insights with us about living with food allergies herself and tips for parents raising children with food allergies.   Childcare expert and child advocate Jo Frost, also known to many of her...
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Journalist, Philanthropist Lynn Doyle Named Honorary Chair for Annual Food Allergy Event

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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FDA: Foods Must Contain What Label States

Kids With Food Allergies ·
FDA: Foods Must Contain What Label SaysFebruary 4, 2013 As someone who cares about what your family eats, you make it a practice when shopping to read the labels on food packages.  And you have the right to expect that the information on the...
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Feeding Allergenic Foods to Babies and Pregnant or Nursing Moms

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Eat It or Avoid It? by Todd D. Green, MD, FAAAAI   Once you have a child who has severe food allergies and have experienced how hard it can be to keep that child safe, you naturally want to do anything you can to keep your next child (or...
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Flying with Food Allergies (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 June 17, 2014 featuring guest speakers Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MMSc, and Laurel Francoeur, JD. The...
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