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10/27/10 3:56 PM
 
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I am subscribed to several blogs and Facebook pages and I've compiled a list of companies, websites and allergens from info shared this year in preparation for Halloween. I also visited websites to gather additional info. *As always, you will still...
 
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10/28/13 11:50 PM
 
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Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
10/28/13 5:29 PM
 
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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...
 
10/28/13 5:31 PM
 
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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...
 
3 Tricks to Managing Food Allergies at Halloween
10/9/12 2:42 PM
 
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 By Tami L. Pyles As the calendar flips from September to October and signs of fall begin to appear, it is time for parents to start thinking about Halloween.  My plans are already forming as we prepare for another Halloween with our...
 
Food Allergy Safety is Priority One for Halloween
10/9/13 3:00 PM
 
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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...
 
Halloween Treat: Edible Gel Earthworms
10/24/12 9:19 PM
 
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 by Cristi Schwamb To make 80-100 edible earthworms, you will need plastic drinking straws with the bendy top make realistic worm ridges. If using them, extend the straws to the full length. Recipe:One  6-ounce...
 
How to Make a Wacky Witch Cake (Free of Milk, Egg, Soy, and More!)
10/24/12 8:51 PM
 
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Allergy-Friendly Witch Cake by Laura Giletti Use a safe cake recipe such as: Wacky Cake (can be made free of milk, egg, soy, wheat, gluten, nuts, corn) Use a safe chocolate frosting such as: Chocolate Silk Frosting (can be made free of...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/24/12 4:30 AM
 
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What You Need to Know About Food Labels to Remain Safe This Halloween The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) has greatly improved labeling for the 8 major allergens - milk, soy, egg, peanut, tree nut, wheat, fish, and...
 
10/2/12 8:55 PM
 
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Looking for fun allergy friendly treats to make? Check out KFA's Allergy Friendly Halloween Treats resource page. Making those homemade gummy worms is still on my to-do list! Do you have any treats on your to-do list this year? Any autumn foods...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
11/2/12 6:13 PM
 
Originally Posted by MACEMama: I came across a funky one while going through DS' candy tonight.  I knew Tootsie Rolls have milk in them, but I was curiously reading the label while snacking on a lemon flavored one (habit ).  Ingredients are:...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
11/2/12 6:58 PM
 
If whey were the only milk-derived ingredient in it, it would still have to list MILK either in parentheses after the word whey (milk) or in an "Contains: Milk" statement.    However, in this case, the common name (plain English) word Milk...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/31/12 9:36 PM
 
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I came across a funky one while going through DS' candy tonight.  I knew Tootsie Rolls have milk in them, but I was curiously reading the label while snacking on a lemon flavored one (habit ).  Ingredients are:   SUGAR, CORN SYRUP,...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/24/12 2:07 PM
 
One thing not noted in the article is to take care with candies that are repackaged (such as Smarties, Tootsie Rolls).  Often, they are repackaged by third parties that also package items with common allergens, such as nuts.  This is...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/24/12 2:17 PM
 
Hi Yes - that is definitely an important point!   We did include it as important point #3 at the top of this blog post (right above the image of the Snickers bar).   It's worth restating again, though so thank you!
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/24/12 3:39 PM
 
Sorry, I think you misunderstood me.  What I was talking about is different than shared lines at a manufacturer's facility. I am talking about when a third party repackages a product like Dum Dums for a store such as Target, CVS, etc.  This...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/24/12 3:47 PM
 
Hi Colleen, I believe we are talking about the same issue. We are aware of the re-bagging issue--we included it under the Dum Dums/Spangler photo (second to last photo) and highlighted it as #3 at the top of the blog post:   Quote: Some...
 
Halloween Treat: Edible Gel Earthworms
10/24/12 10:45 PM
 
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My kids would love these!
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/25/12 12:50 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Colleen English Ross:    This is why I toss Dum Dums, Tootsie Rolls, and Smarties my daughter gets when trick-or-treating and replace them with the same candy I've reserved from what I've purchased.   Hi Colleen!...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/30/12 1:36 AM
 
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Hi Everyone I am new to this. I have heard that kids with life threatening allergies are eligable for disability tax credit in canada. Does anyone know anout this?   Thanks Christine
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/30/12 4:28 AM
 
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Hi Christine and I live in the UK so not much help with you question, but Wanted to tell you to hang in there and Someone will get back to you.We potentially have a no of members having difficulty getting online on the East coast of the US right now...
 
Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy
10/30/12 6:42 AM
 
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Hi Christine!  Welcome to KFA!  We are glad you found us.   I am not in Canada, but we do have a lot of Canadian members that deal with life threatening food allergies.  You can try posting in on our Main Support Forum and they can...
 
Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
11/2/13 4:24 PM
 
Our final daily winner is Gatsby and Daisy who celebrated Halloween by eating mom's homemade, allergy-safe lollipops! Congratuations!     We'll be announcing our 2 grand prize winners tomorrow!
 
Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
10/30/13 7:25 PM
 
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Congratulations to preciousangel who is today's winning photo!  They are the winner of a prize package from Go Veggie and a KFA t-shirt!  
 
Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
11/3/13 9:16 PM
 
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Congratulations to our costume parade grand prize winners: Flying Genie and Nurse Bella!   Genie is allergic to dairy, peanuts and tree nuts, but that does not stop her from flying high!   Got food allergies? Nurse Bella is here to help! She...
 
Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
10/29/13 7:38 PM
 
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Congrats to this Red Sox player, whose mom had this to say about him: "My little Red Sox Player! He faces allergies with bravery and determination. Michael would rather miss out on something than cause anyone around him to have to avoid a food they...
 
Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
10/31/13 7:25 PM
 
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Congratulations to our unicorn Gwen, who doesn't let her food allergies hold her back from enjoying Halloween! Gwen loves playing viola in school this year, doing crafts and hanging out with friends. She is the winner of a Go Veggie prize pack and a...
 
Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade
10/29/13 12:22 AM
 
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Congratulations to gatordoc97 whose photo was chosen as the first winner of the campaign!
 
3 Tricks to Managing Food Allergies at Halloween
10/10/12 10:24 AM
 
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Since so many Halloween candies contain allergens for my children we've started a new family tradition for the holiday.  Rather than handing out any candy or treats to the 200 or so kids who come to our neighborhood we leave our house and have a...
 
3 Tricks to Managing Food Allergies at Halloween
10/10/12 10:52 AM
 
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Thanks so much for all the great ideas and information!   We give out non-food treats - things like glow sticks, glow necklaces, temporary tattoos, stickers, and small toys.   The kids who come to our house AND their parents really seem to...
 
3 Tricks to Managing Food Allergies at Halloween
10/10/12 4:30 PM
 
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As a mom of a food-allergic kid, Halloween is very difficult for us. Especially now, as she's getting older and in school with other kids that like and enjoy the candy aspect of Halloween.   On Halloween night, we choose to hand out food-related...
 
Virtual Halloween Contest for Kids with Food Allergies
10/20/14 2:29 PM
 
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You're invited to participate in our 8th annual Halloween costume parade! Show us how you safely celebrate Halloween -  add photos of your costumes, your teal pumpkins or your Halloween parties . You could win one of five fantastic...
 
10/22/14 12:24 PM
 
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You're invited to participate in our 8th annual Halloween costume parade! Show us how you safely celebrate Halloween -  add photos of your costumes, your teal pumpkins or your Halloween parties . You could win one of five fantastic...
 
10/22/14 4:01 PM
 
Happy Halloween! 
 
Spreading Food Allergy Awareness One Teal Pumpkin at a Time
10/17/14 3:42 PM
 
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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....
 
Spreading Food Allergy Awareness One Teal Pumpkin at a Time
10/17/14 3:46 PM
 
You're invited to participate in our 8th annual Halloween costume parade! Show us how you safely celebrate Halloween - add photos of your costumes, your teal pumpkins or your Halloween parties . You could win one of five fantastic allergy-friendly...
 
Our Teal Pumpkin for Halloween
10/29/14 11:12 PM
 
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Tips to Safely Celebrate Halloween at Home and at School (New Handout)
10/9/14 12:30 PM
 
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Halloween can be a fun and exciting holiday for children, but it is not without risk for those with food allergies. Families raising children with food allergies need to take extra precautions in order to keep their children safe....
 
How to Check Ingredient Statements on Candy to Keep Loved Ones Safe
10/27/14 1:30 PM
 
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What You Need to Know About Food Labels to Remain Safe This Halloween   Halloween candy can present risks for children with food allergies. Some parents choose to trade their child's candy for safe candy or for non-food treats and prizes. (The...
 
Our 1st Teal Pumpkin & 1st Homemade costume
10/30/14 12:10 PM
 
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Virtual Halloween Contest for Kids with Food Allergies
10/31/14 9:35 PM
 
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There is still time to enter for the final prize draws!
 
Halloween Costume Virtual Parade and Contest
October 28, 2013 - November 1, 2013
 
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