On March 12, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies hosted a webinar on the topic of dining out with food allergies. Our guest speakers were Sloane Miller and Dr. Michael Pistiner. We thank Mylan, who provided the educational grant to make this webinar possible. The video and resources from the webinar are now available for your convenience:
RESOURCES THAT ACCOMPANY THE VIDEO:
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Hidden Names of Allergens
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Additional information for tree nut allergy and sesame allergy.
Restaurant Chef Cards
Medical Identification Jewelry
AllergyEats: Top-Rated Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains in the U.S.
KFA: Avoiding Cross-Contamination in the Kitchen
KFA: Speak to the Restaurant Manager Before Your Visit
Dr. Michael Pistiner: Know sources of cross-contact (oils from fryers, salad bars, shared pans, common grills, serving utensils); request making food from scratch to avoid cross-contact.
Not Dining Out Negatively Affects Quality of Life for Families with Food Allergies
Cleaning Surfaces to Remove Allergens
Restaurant Confidence in Serving Allergic Customers
Laws and Regulations
Act Increases Food Allergy Awareness in Massachusetts Restaurants
Food Allergen Labeling Consumer Protection Act
Department of Justice Answers Questions About Restaurant Responsibilities
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