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The Impact of Eczema on Children With Food Allergies

Eczema is common among children with food allergies. That's not surprising since they are both caused by reactions of the immune system. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common form of eczema. Many people think of it as “dry skin” or “sensitive skin.” But people who don't know about AD aren't aware of the social, emotional and financial impact it can have on families who manage it.

New Bill Could Lead to Major Improvements in Food Allergy Labeling

The Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2021 (FLMA, H.R. 4917/S. 2954 ) has been introduced in the House and Senate. If passed, the bill would make long overdue changes to food labeling in the United States. The FLMA aims to make food labels clearer and more accessible for all Americans, including people living with food allergies. “This bill will bring much-needed clarity to food labels so Americans can make informed, healthy decisions for themselves and their families. Current labels are a...

People With Food Allergies Can Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Updates as of Oct. 12, 2021: We have updated this blog post to reflect the most recent recommendations from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is the food allergy division of AAFA. As more information becomes available, we will continue to update our community. The COVID-19 vaccine is an important part of reducing the spread of the coronavirus , ending the pandemic, and protecting...

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