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Facing Adulthood With Food Allergy: the Impact on Teens and Young Adults and Their Parents

Even if a child with a food allergy has had it all their life, each growth stage comes with its own concerns and challenges. In the “Spotlight: Transition to Adulthood,” we found that the period when a child moves into adulthood comes with a greater risk when food allergies are involved. It also causes a lot of anxiety for their parents.

Milk, Coconut Allergy Allert: Green Dining Table Frozen Pork Dumplings

Green Dining Table, Inc., an Alhambra, CA establishment, is recalling approximately 183,330 pounds of frozen pork dumplings due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk and coconut, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

Illinois Congress Passes Elijah’s Law to Prevent Severe Food Allergy Reactions in Child Day Care Programs

The Illinois House and Senate have passed Elijah’s Law (HB0102) . It is now waiting to be signed into law by Governor Pritzker. Under this bill, the Illinois Department of Public Health must create policies to prevent anaphylaxis (a severe allergic reaction) in school districts and day care centers. The bill also requires the department to create, give out, and post information on its website about the anaphylaxis policies. Schools and day care centers must tell parents and guardians of the...

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