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Allergy-Friendly Grab-and-Go Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Weekday mornings can be hectic – packing lunches and backpacks, finding lost shoes and library books, and making sure everyone has a good breakfast to start the day. Serve up a homemade breakfast even on busy days by making family favorites ahead and freezing. Muffins Bake up a batch of your family’s favorite muffins and freeze. After baking, allow them to cool completely. Then arrange on a baking sheet to freeze. Once frozen, store them in an airtight container or zip-top freezer bag.

FDA Approves Clinical Trial for Peanut Allergy Treatment Using Nanoparticles

COUR Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company developing novel immune-modifying nanoparticles to treat immune disorders (CNPs), today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for evaluation of COUR's CNP-201 in a proof-of-concept (Phase 1 / 2) study in people who are allergic to peanuts.

Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas: A Week of Wheat-Free Alternatives

Sandwiches are often a go-to lunch option – unless you are avoiding wheat or gluten. If your child has a wheat allergy , that does not mean they can’t have tasty lunches. It gives you the chance to be a little more creative. Try our wheat- and gluten-free twists on traditional lunches! Is your child allergic to more than just wheat? We have additional resources if you’re managing multiple food allergies. Ask other parents for lunch ideas on our Food and Cooking Support forum . Search our...

Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas: A Week of Milk-Free Alternatives for Lunch

Milk products, especially yogurt, cheese, and cream cheese, are popular lunch box staples. Packing a fun and healthy lunch without them can be a challenge if your child has a milk allergy . This week of milk-free lunch box alternatives is the answer to boring lunches. Is your child allergic to more than just milk? We have additional resources if you’re managing multiple food allergies. Ask other parents for lunch ideas on our Food and Cooking Support forum . Search our Safe Eats®...

Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas: A Week of Egg-Free Alternatives

Check any lunch box and you will find baked goods made with egg and mayonnaise on sandwiches and salads. Avoiding eggs when your child has an egg allergy doesn't have to mean dry sandwiches. Don't pack another boring egg-free lunch until you check out our yummy ideas! Is your child allergic to more than just egg? We have additional resources if you’re managing multiple food allergies. Ask other parents for lunch ideas on our Food and Cooking Support forum . Search our Safe Eats®...

FDA Issues Statement on Steps They Will Take to Ensure COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe and Effective for Young Children

As regulators, the FDA recognizes they have an important task ahead of them that will require them to act expeditiously while undertaking an extremely meticulous and thoughtful review once we receive requests to authorize a COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use or submissions for approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for this population.

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

Update for Sept. 9, 2021: If you missed the live session, watch the recording on YouTube. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) , as a founding member of the Food Allergy Collaborative , invites you to join us on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, for a patient-focused drug development (PFDD) meeting for food allergy. What : Food allergy PFDD meeting When : Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET RSVP : Register now to watch the live stream. You can join the live stream at any...

Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas: A Week of Peanut Butter and Jelly Alternatives

Kids want a fun and tasty lunch. Parents want a safe and healthy lunch their kids will actually eat. Families managing peanut allergy are looking for alternatives to the traditional peanut butter and jelly. This week of peanut-free lunch box options is sure to satisfy kids and their parents. Is your child allergic to more than just peanut? We have additional resources if you’re managing multiple food allergies. Ask other parents for lunch ideas on our Food and Cooking Support forum . Search...

Share Our Teal Classroom: Food Allergy Awareness Kit With Your Child’s School to Promote Allergy-Friendly Classrooms

Update as of Sept. 2, 2021: We have updated our Teal Classroom™: Food Allergy Awareness Kit! This version includes updated resources, such as posters, stickers, activity sheets, educational information, and more. Each school year, Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) wants to help parents, teachers, and school staff create healthy and inclusive learning environments for children with food allergies. One resource we offer to school staff is our Teal Classroom™: Food Allergy Awareness Kit . It is...

Support Is an Important Part of Food Allergy Management

Managing your child’s food allergies can feel overwhelming. But the support of a community can make a world of difference. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is dedicated to saving lives and reducing the burden of food allergies through support, advocacy, education, and research. One way we do that is by offering support through our KFA community. Helping your child avoid the food they are allergic to is not always enough. Getting support is an important part of food allergy management. Support...

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