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79% of Kids with Food Allergies Report Being Bullied

Allergic to Peanuts? Here's a PB&J, Say Bullies Bullying goes beyond name calling when it comes to food-allergic kids. "In a survey of 353 food-allergic kids and teens conducted by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), 79 percent reported bullying, teasing, or harassment related to their food allergies. Of those bullied, 57 percent described events in which someone touched them with their allergen, waved it in front of them, or threw it at them." Read more as...

(Canada) Milk Allergy Alert: Sensations Sweet and Salty Kettle Corn

Compliments brand recalls Sensations Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn due to undeclared milk. OTTAWA, September 10, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Super Pufft are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Compliments brand Sensations Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn described below. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label. The affected product, Compliments brand Sensations Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn, is sold in...

(Canada) Soy and Milk Allergy Alert: Whole Foods 365 Vegan and Vegetable Lasagna (Mississauga)

Whole Foods Market (Mississauga) recalls 365 Vegan Lasagna & 365 Vegetable Lasagna due to undeclared soy and milk. Reference Number: 7412 Recalling Firm: WHOLE FOODS MARKET (MISSISSAUGA) Date of Recall: 9/6/2012 Recall Classification: 2 Distribution : Ontario Extent of the Product Distribution : Retail Product List Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall: 365 VEGAN LASAGNA 284 g All codes 0 99482 43850 0 Allergen - Soy 365 VEGETABLE LASAGNA 284...

Kids With Food Allergies
A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
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