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.
Our friend Elena shows us how to make simple milk-free cheese crisps using only one ingredient – dairy-free cheese slices! They make a great snack to munch on after school, during family movie time, or after play time.
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...
Nestlé Professional, Solon, OH is recalling four Nature’s Heart 1.5 ounce fruit and trail mix products because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Simple Mills is initiating a voluntary recall because a select number of Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Cracker boxes were erroneously packed with bags of Farmhouse Cheddar Almond Flour Crackers.
Chocolate and the Chip of Los Angeles, CA is recalling various flavors (see list) including chocolate chip cookies, cookie bundt cakes and rice crispy treats because they may contain undeclared wheat, milk, soy, and tree nuts.
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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Teal is the color of food allergy awareness and teal pumpkins have become the symbol of food allergy awareness at Halloween. When you see a teal pumpkin, it means non-food treats are available for kids with food allergies or other dietary restrictions. Kids With Food Allergies has tips to help you have a safer and more inclusive Tealoween. 1. Raise awareness about food allergies and being inclusive. Change your social media profile picture to show people you support a safer, more inclusive...