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What to Do If You Can’t Afford Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

The manufacturers of epinephrine auto-injectors have extended their U.S. savings card programs through 2018. Epinephrine is the only treatment for a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis (anna-fih-LACK-sis). It is only available through a prescription by your doctor. Each prescription comes with two auto-injectors in a set. People with food allergies need two of these auto-injectors with them at all times.

Advocacy Update: Congress Reintroduces Bill on Sesame Labeling and Food Allergy Research

Update: Advocacy Action Alert! On March 3, 2021, the Senate passed the recently reintroduced FASTER Act (S. 578). This means the FASTER Act is back on track to becoming law, helping to protect millions of Americans living with food allergies. Sesame is also closer to being added to the list of major allergens. It would not be part of this bill without AAFA's work. We thank Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) for introducing the FASTER Act in the Senate and for working to get it...

Soy Allergy Alert - Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor

The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor Due to Undeclared Soy Issue For Immediate Release March 01, 2021 Contact Quaker Consumer Relations 1-800-367-6287 Company Announcement The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today issued a voluntary recall for 3.03 oz. bags of Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor because they may contain undeclared soy ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the...

AAFA Releases the 2021 Allergy Capitals™ Report

Many children with food allergies have other allergic diseases – like asthma, eczema, and nasal allergies (allergic rhinitis) . If your child sniffles and sneezes more with the changing seasons, pollen allergies could be the cause. Allergic sensitivity to airborne pollen from trees, grasses, or weeds can cause allergy symptoms. The reason many children have related allergic conditions is because of the "allergic march" or “atopic march . ” It often starts with dry skin, which may lead to...

Allergy-Friendly Food

Spangler Saf-T Pops

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Ingredients Free-From
Milk, Egg, Soy, Peanut, Tree Nuts (not including coconut), Coconut, Sesame, Wheat, Gluten, Fish, Shellfish
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Lollipops on a safety loop handle. Free of peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish, Spangler candies may be rebagged by other retailers and combined in the same package with items that are not allergen free. Check the package to see if the product came from a Spangler facility.

Allergy-Friendly Food

Taza Almond Milk Chocolate Bars

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Ingredients Free-From
Milk, Egg, Soy, Wheat, Gluten, Fish, Shellfish
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Live the dream: delicious decadence with NO dairy and NO cane sugar. Taza's Almond Milk Chocolate will change the way you think about chocolate indulgence. We grind Direct Trade cacao with coconut sugar and almondy goodness to deliver the smooth creamy texture of milk chocolate, but with our uniquely bold stone ground flavor! Almond Milk Classic is perfect for purists who think a chocolate bar doesn't need to have anything in it except chocolate. Re-sealable pouch is a game changer!

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Kids With Food Allergies
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