KFA Leadership & Announcements

The School Forms You Need Before Your Child with Food Allergies Starts School

Are you getting ready to send your child with food allergies off to school? Whether it is your child's first year in school or the sixth, you must send in new forms every year. Here is our checklist of the forms you need to finish before the first day. Get copies of these forms from the school. These forms will need your doctor's authorization or signature. ✓ Medication Authorization These forms state if your child can self-carry and/or self-administer medications at school. These forms are...

Free Online Course: Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies, Chapter 2 – Anaphylaxis

RSVP: Enroll now! WHEN : Monday, July 24, 2017, 4:30-5 pm ET / 1:30-2 pm PT or Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 1-1:30 pm ET / 10-10:30 am PT WHERE : Your computer, iOS or Android device If your child, or a child you care for, was recently diagnosed with a food allergy , you may feel confused and overwhelmed. We have prepared a series of short online classes to help you know what to do next. This program is for parents, grandparents and caregivers. Join us for Chapter 2 of our Managing Your Child’s...

Your Amazon Purchases Can Support KFA

Isn’t it great when you get more for your money when you’re shopping? When you shop at Amazon, you can get the great deals you love while helping Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) at the same time! Bookmark our special affiliate link to Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/?tag=kidswithfooda-20 . Visit this link every time you shop on Amazon. When you shop using our Amazon affiliate link, Amazon sends 4 to 10 percent of your purchase to us at no cost to you. Here are some ways you can shop on...

Milk Allergy Warning: Bread Crumbs Which May Contain Milk Lead to Massive Recall

Several brands like Tyson, Libby’s and Conagra are recalling millions of pounds of food due to mislabeled bread crumbs that may contain milk. The recall includes frozen chicken strips, canned pastas, frozen hamburger patties, meatballs, chicken salad and more. The bread crumbs have also led to a food recall in Canada . According to the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) website: “The problem was discovered on June 6, 2017, when the company...

Make Your Voice Heard to Help Us Set Our Food Allergy Priorities

Please help us tailor our programs and services to your needs and the needs of the asthma and allergy communities by completing our 2017 Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Consumer Feedback Survey. This survey should take about 20-30 minutes of your time, and all results will be kept completely anonymous. Upon finishing the survey, you’ll have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a $100 gift card. Ten winners will be selected.

Food Allergies and Risk Factors for Anaphylaxis (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies hosted a webinar on May 31, 2017, about Food Allergies and Risk Factors for Anaphylaxis (anna-fih-LACK-sis). Watch on YouTube Our guest speaker was Margaret Redmond, M.D., Pediatric Allergist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She has been practicing at Nationwide Children’s Hospital since September 2016. She has an academic interest in anaphylaxis and food allergy in the summer camp and pre-hospital settings. Here is what the webinar discussed:...

Kids With Food Allergies
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