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Tech Is a Good Prescription for People with Asthma and Allergies

New Online Patient Education and Engagement Platforms Help the Asthma and Allergy Foundation Address Old Problems with Modern Tools WASHINGTON , Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has recently launched a twin set of online education and engagement platforms that are new weapons in the fight against old foes – asthma and allergies. And it's aimed right where patients and families spend their time seeking information and...

Food Allergy Support at Your Fingertips

Re-introducing the KFA Community! You told us that the KFA community was not easy to use on your phone — and we listened. As parents of kids with food allergies, we know that food allergy concerns come up at all times. Being able to connect at any time with other parents managing the same issues is critical! Last week, we updated our community to make it easier and more convenient to access on any device, especially mobile devices! The features that are important to you will be easier...

Tree Nut (Walnut) Allergy Alert - Kroger Bakery Fresh Goodness Chocolate Brownies

Kroger Recalls Bakery Fresh Goodness Chocolate Brownies Due to Undeclared Allergens For Immediate Release December 7, 2015 Contact Consumers Kroger 1-800-KROGERS Media Keith Dailey +1-513-762-1304 Kate Ward +1-513-762-4969 Firm Press Release The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it has recalled Bakery Fresh Goodness chocolate brownies (16 oz, tub) sold in its retail stores because the product may contain walnuts not listed on the label. People who are allergic to walnuts could have a severe...

Allergy-Free Sugar Tree

Sugar Tree Sculpture by Laura G This "just sugar" sculpture makes a stunning addition to your holiday table. The golden color comes only from the caramelized sugar. There are no food dyes. This is a wonderful treat for children on very limited or no-food diets who are allowed cane sugar. You will need: Sugar Syrup Non-stick foil Metal star-shaped cookie cutters Heatproof plate To make the sugar tree, you will need to make several batches of Sugar Syrup . Make your first batch of sugar syrup.

Milk, Wheat Allergy Alert - K. Heeps Pureed Meat Products

K. Heeps Recalls Pureed Meat Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall 145-2015 Health Risk: High Dec 3, 2015 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs  Richard J. McIntire (202) 720-9113  WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2015 – K. Heeps, Inc., an Allentown, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 152,010 pounds of roast beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...

Current Topics in Food Allergy Law (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America , hosted a webinar on December 1, 2015 called Current Topics in Food Allergy Law. Our webinar featured the Allergy Law Project. The Allergy Law Project is a blog run by three lawyers, all of whom have personal experience with food allergies: Laurel Francoeur, Esq., Mary Vargas, Esq. and Homa Woodrum, Esq. The three attorneys shared their legal perspective about the connection between the law and...

Read Every Label this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of traditions and sharing food. Good food allergy management is especially important when sharing food. It includes reading every label, every time. Ingredients or manufacturing processes can change at any time. Manufacturers are not required to alert shoppers that ingredients or manufacturing processes have changed. The only way to know is to read the entire ingredient statement every time you shop. This is particularly important around the holidays when you may...

Young Ethan Stands Strong Against Food Allergies and EoE

Meet Ethan, a Star Wars fan from Ohio. He fights his eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and multiple food allergies not with light sabers, but with karate. Ethan, a second grader, is our November #‎WhereInTheWorldIsMyEpinephrine winner. His mom told us that karate gave him his self confidence and happiness back after his diagnosis. "He said he will fight this EoE and one day he will eat his favorite foods again," said his mom, Waianne. Ethan and his family  win their choice of $400...

Tree Nut (Cashew/Almond) Allergy Alert - Raley's Frozen Sweet Pumpkin Ravioli

Raley's Family of Fine Stores Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Cashew and Almond in Raley's Frozen Sweet Pumpkin Ravioli For Immediate Release November 24, 2015 Contact Chelsea Minor, Director of Public Relations & Public Affairs 916-207-7060 Raley's 1-800-925-9989 Firm Press Release View Product Photos WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - Raley's Family of Fine Stores removed Raley's Frozen Sweet PumpkinRavioli 10 oz.from our Raley's, Bel Air and Nob Hill stores on November 17, 2015.

Kids With Food Allergies
A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1235 South Clark Street Suite 305, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1-800-7-ASTHMA (1.800.727.8462)