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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...

Raise Awareness to Promote an Food Allergy Friendly Tealoween

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...

Egg Allergy Alert: Vemondo Vegan Crabless Mini Crabcakes by Lidl

Cuisine Innovations Unlimited, LLC of 180 Lehigh Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, is recalling its 8.5-ounce, 6-piece packages of “Vemondo Vegan Crabless Mini Crabcakes” by Lidl because they contain undeclared egg yolks. People who have allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Be Part of the Future of Food Allergy Treatment (Video)

Update for Oct. 1, 2021: Did you miss the live stream of the PFDD meeting on food allergy? You can watch the recording . You can still share your experiences living with and managing food allergy. Send in your comments by Oct. 9, 2021. We will include your comments in the upcoming food allergy “Voice of the Patient Report.” We will send this report to FDA representatives. By sharing your story, you can help influence the future of treatments for food allergies. SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS The...

[Sponsored] A Delicate Balance: Tips for Managing Nutrition, Stress, and Food Aversion When Your Child Has Food Allergies

We thank Else Nutrition for their sponsorship of this blog post to help us share information about nutrition for children with food allergies. This is a sponsored post and is not an endorsement of any company or its products, nor is it a guarantee of the products’ safety. The funding we received for this advertisement helps support our free food allergy and asthma programs. Note: Else Nutrition products contain almond. To learn more about their products’ ingredients, contact Else Nutrition .

[Sponsored] 2021 Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy Guide

We thank Enjoy Life Foods for their sponsorship of this blog post to help us share information about candy options for children with food allergies. This is a sponsored post and is not an endorsement of any company or its products, nor is it a guarantee of the products’ safety. The funding we received for this advertisement helps support our free food allergy and asthma programs. The scary part of Halloween should be stories of witches and ghosts, not the candy. Food-centered holidays can be...

Soy Allergy Alert: DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust Pepperoni Pizza

Nestle USA Inc., a firm in Schaumburg, Ill., is recalling approximately 27,872 pounds of frozen DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust pepperoni pizza due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains textured soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

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