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Got Kids With Food Allergies? Tips for Babysitters, Parties, Playdates

Kids With Food Allergies ·
CELEBRATE NATIONAL ASTHMA & ALLERGY MONTH: JOIN US FOR A FREE WEBINAR! Parties, Playdates and Babysitters - Oh, My! Tips for Drop Off Parties, Playdates, and Using Babysitters and Caregivers In recognition of national Asthma and Allergy month, we are hosting a free online webinar (meeting) to help educate and spread awareness about how to care for a child with food allergies. Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano and Dr. Michael Pistiner will talk about safe transitions for children with food...
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KFA's School Webinar with Dr. Michael Pistiner

Melanie Carver ·
 KFA's Webinar on Food Allergies in SchoolWe had a very large turnout for our recent webinar on Food Allergy in School: What Parents Need to Know and we received hundreds of questions. We will be addressing these questions in future webinars,...
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Doubts Cast on Food Intolerance Testing

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Doubts Cast on Food Intolerance Testing (Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald) Many tests being marketed to consumers as being able to diagnose food intolerances have no scientific basis and can lead people to eliminate foods needlessly from their...
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Free Online Food Allergy Training for School Staff Nationwide

Kids With Food Allergies ·
AllergyHome.org Releases a Free Online Food Allergy Training Module for School Staff Nation-WideAllergyHome.org releases a free 30 minute food allergy training module consistent with food allergy guidance documents to help school nurses and health...
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Free Webinar: A Look at the Landmark Study Anaphylaxis in America with Dr. Robert Wood

Kids With Food Allergies ·
FREE WEBINAR! Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study for Parents and Patients Join us via your computer or mobile device RSVP: www4.gotomeeting.com/register/755375335 Date: November 18, 2013 Time: 4 pm Eastern | 1 9m Pacific ...
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FREE Webinar: Anaphylaxis in America - What Do Doctors Know?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
RSVP:  Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, April 21, 2015 TIME:  8 PM – 9 PM Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device   A recent study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the...
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Free Webinar: Food Allergy Testing

Kids With Food Allergies ·
FREE WEBINAR:   Food Allergy Testing RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 TIME:  1:00 pm Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device When trying to determine whether a child has...
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Free Webinar: How to Partner with Your School Nurse for a Safe School Year

Kids With Food Allergies ·
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW Sally Schoessler, MEd, BSN, RN, and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc,  will give you their expert insights about how you can partner with your child's school nurse for a safe school year managing food allergy. This webinar...
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Free Webinar: Off to Camp with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
RSVP: Reserve your seat by registering   WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015   TIME: 7 PM – 8 PM Eastern time   WHERE: Your computer, iOS or Android device   As winter ends, many families start searching for a summer camp for...
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Free Webinar: Pioneering Medical Perspectives on Childhood Asthma

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Pioneering Medical Perspectives on Childhood Asthma Join the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America and the American Thoracic Society for a Webinar on October 8. 2014   Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: ...
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Tips to Safely Celebrate Chanukah with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Chanukah at Home Chanukah is a fun and exciting holiday for children. Children look forward to the candles, games, gifts, parties and fun. But because Chanukah celebrations often involve food, it takes extra planning to make sure that everyone has a...
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Too Many Kids with Asthma, Food Allergies Lack School Emergency Plans

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Too many kids with asthma, food allergies lack school emergency plans Schools without health plans are unprepared to handle life-threatening emergencies   CHICAGO --- Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies...
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Treatment Hope for Those with Multiple Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Asthma drug aids simultaneous desensitization to several food allergies, study finds "An asthma drug accelerates the process of desensitizing patients with food allergies to several foods at the same time, a new study by researchers at the Stanford...
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Using a Food Diary to Help Sort Food Allergies Out

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Is It Allergy? by David Hauswirth, MD, FAAAAI  There are times when a patient thinks they are reacting to a food or having symptoms as a result of eating certain foods. In these cases, food diaries – or, perhaps more accurately,...
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Ways to #KeepItTeal This Halloween

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Craft Ideas to #KeepItTeal Halloween is on its way!  You want to show others you are going to #KeepItTeal to support kids with food allergies and special diets. But maybe you aren't quite ready to carve pumpkins.  Use our craft printouts...
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What Progress Is Being Made to Improve Sesame Labeling?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Sesame labeling has been a common topic in the news and our community recently. We wanted to give you an update on progress we’ve made advocating for better sesame labeling.
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Raising a Well-Adjusted Child Who Takes Food Allergies in Stride

Kids With Food Allergies ·
  1/15/2013 -- This free online class was presented by Kids With Food Allergies Foundation as part of our educational outreach program. Our guest speaker was food allergy author Linda Coss. Dr. Michael Pistiner was our representative from...
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Parties, Play Dates, Babysitters: How to Transition Care for Children with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Free Video from Kids With Food Allergies Foundation: (Click the black square to view in full-screen) On May 28, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation hosted a free webinar with guest speakers Dr. Michael Pistiner and Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano on...
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Partnering with Your School Nurse for a Safe School Year (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Free webinar presented by Kids With Food Allergies on July 30, 2013 with guest speakers Dr. Michael Pistiner and Sally Schoessler, MEd, BSN, RN:    Video is one hour long. Please wait a moment to allow the video to buffer before...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Con Yeager Spice Company Ground Cumin and Seasoning Blends

KFA News Team ·
Con Yeager Spice Company's Revised Voluntary Recall for Ground Cumin and Seasoning Blends (Containing Ground Cumin) Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergens Contact: Consumer: 1-800-222-2460   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Con Yeager Spice Company Ground Cumin and Seasoning Blends Containing Ground Cumin

KFA News Team ·
Con Yeager Spice Company Issues a Voluntary Recall for Ground Cumin and Seasoning Blends (containing Ground Cumin) Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergens Contact: Consumer: 1-800-222-2460   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 9, 2015...
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Peanut Allergy Alert: The Father's Table Cheesecakes Sold by Gordon Food Service

KFA Food Alerts ·
Recall For Undeclared Allergen Taken as Part of FDA's Safety Advisory Regarding Grain Craft Flour Recall June 23 , 2016 - Sanford, Florida – The Father’s Table is voluntarily recalling 2,099 cases of cheesecakes sold by Gordon Food Service through retail and food service outlets under the GFS® label as a result of a recall by one of The Father’s Table’s flour suppliers, Grain Craft. Particular lots of Grain Craft flour, used in the products listed below, may contain undeclared peanut...
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People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights

Kids With Food Allergies ·
New international study led by University of Michigan identified behaviors that could reduce anxiety, chances of allergic reactions Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction...
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Philadelphia, Take Strides for Safe Kids! Food Allergy Walk and Expo

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Get ready for our 7th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Food Allergy Walk and Expo on Saturday, September 12, 2015! Funds raised from this allergy-friendly event will benefit Kids With Food Allergies , a division of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America . If you are within driving distance of suburban Philadelphia, please join us for a morning of entertainment and fun! Register today , donate , fundraise or volunteer . Where: Plymouth Meeting Mall 500...
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Practical Food Allergy Management: A Quick Guide

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Download this free quick guide to essential information for parenting a food-allergic child written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, chair of the medical advisory team of Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...
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Preparing for School with Food Allergies and Asthma (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, hosted a free educational webinar featuring guest speakers David Stukus, MD, and Michael Pistiner, MD. The presentation answers common questions about how your allergist can help with back-to-school planning.
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Can Parents Prevent Their Babies From Developing Food Allergies - Video and Resources

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, hosted a free educational webinar, “Can Parents Prevent Their Babies From Developing Food Allergies,” on January 13, 2015. It featured pediatric...
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Recall of Baby Wipes for Bacterial Contamination

KFA News Team ·
Nutek Disposables, Inc. Issues Alert Due to Potential Bacteria in Baby Wipes Contact: Consumer: 1-855-646-4351 Media: Sean Wood 1-212-445-8310 swood@webershandwick.com Hallie Bozzi 1-212-445-8276 hbozzi@webershandwick.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...
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Is There Anything Parents Can Do to Prevent Their Babies from Developing Food Allergies?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Is there anything pregnant or nursing moms can to do delay or prevent the development of food allergies in their babies? If a baby is at risk for developing food allergies, is there anything parents can do to prevent their babies from developing...
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Letter to the Makers of the Peter Rabbit Movie: Jokes About Food Allergies Can Put People in Danger

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The new movie, Peter Rabbit, has a scene that may be disturbing to young viewers who have a food allergy. We're asking Hollywood to stop using food allergies as a punchline.
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Talking to Our Kids about Food Allergies: Children Believe Grownups

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Talking to Our Kids About Food Allergies: Children Believe Grownups  by Michael Pistiner MD, MMSc  Millions of kids really believe that an overweight man gets dragged around the world in a single night by a team of flying reindeer, allowing...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Gourmet Boutique Chicken Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
Gourmet Boutique LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Breaded Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 068-2017 Health Risk: High Date: June 9, 2017 Congressional and Public Affairs Jeremy J. Emmert (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, June 9, 2017 – Gourmet Boutique LLC, with establishments in Jamaica, N.Y. and Phoenix, Ariz., is recalling approximately 294,744 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Interbay Food Company The British Pantry British Style Bangers

KFA News Team ·
Washington Firm Recalls Pork Sausage Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen Class I Recall 057-2014 Health Risk: High Sep 12, 2014     Congressional and Public Affairs  Felicia Thompson  (202) 720-9113    ...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Markpol Distributors Kupiec Rice Cakes with Dark Chocolate

KFA News Team ·
Markpol Distributors Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Kupiec Rice Cakes with Dark Chocolate Contact Consumer: 847-801-5050 info@markpoldistributors.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 3, 2014 - Markpol Distributors Inc. of...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Packer Avenue Foods Ready-To-Eat Chicken Salad

KFA Food Alerts ·
Packer Avenue Foods, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Salad Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class I Recall Release: 069-2017 Health Risk: High Date: June 10, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Jeremy J. Emmert (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, June 10, 2017 – Packer Avenue Foods, Inc., a Philadelphia, Pa., establishment, is recalling approximately 9,690 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S.
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Oral Milk Allergy Therapy Loses Power Over Time

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Robert Wood, MD, of Johns Hopkins University, presented research at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) meeting last week that warns of the effects of oral milk allergy immunotherapy. "Among children who underwent oral...
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Safer Flying Strategies for Travelers with Peanut Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Safer flying strategies for travelers with peanut allergies (BPT) - From bag-checking charges and unexplained delays to rude fellow passengers and flight attendants who are having a bad day, flying can be a huge hassle. If you're among the...
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Dr. Todd Green: Pennsylvania Must Do More to Protect School Children with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dr. Green has written a special opinion piece for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette advocating for more awareness and safety protocols for schoolchildren with food allergies.Despite growing awareness of food allergy among the public and medical...
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Soy (Oil) Allergen Alert - Swanson Meats Marinated Boneless Beef Tender Tip

KFA Food Alerts ·
Recall Notification Report 115-2015 (Boneless Beef Tender Tips) Class III Recall 115-2015 Aug 27, 2015   Congressional and Public Affairs Felicia Thompson  (202) 720-9113     WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2015 – Swanson Meats, a...
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New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

KFA Medical Advisors ·
A Disappointing Reality: Many Families of Food-Allergic Kids Are Not Carrying Epinephrine by David Stukus, MD   It is a well-known fact that epinephrine is the best treatment for anaphylactic reactions. Patients or their adult caregivers are...
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Peanut Allergy Prevention: New Guidelines for Early Introduction

KFA Medical Advisors ·
For years, guidelines told us that parents and pediatricians should delay giving peanut-containing foods to children until after age three. However, all of our best evidence now shows that early introduction of peanut-containing foods is associated with less peanut allergy.
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New Peanut Allergy Study Does Not Say Parents Are to Blame

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Why It’s Important to Read Past the Headlines -  Doctors Explain New Peanut Allergy Study   Editor's note:  The KFA/AAFA leadership recognize that interpreting the findings of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study is...
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New Study Shows Nearly 1-in-50 Americans At-Risk of Severe Allergic Reaction

Kids With Food Allergies ·
  DATE: October 21, 2013 FROM: AAFA External Affairs CONTACT: AAFA NEW STUDY SHOWS NEARLY 1-IN-50 AMERICANS AT-RISK OF SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS Anaphylaxis is More Common than Many Thought, Most Patients are Not Prepared October 21, 2013,...
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New Survey Reveals Deficiencies in Care for Patients with Severe Allergic Reactions

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Knowledge gaps especially apparent for primary care and emergency physicians, often on front line in treatment for anaphylaxis   January 14, 2015, WASHINGTON, DC – (PRNewswire/USNewswire) A novel study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation...
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The Future of Food Allergy: Developing New Treatments

KFA Medical Advisors ·
The future of food allergy: developing new treatments   by Michael H. Land, MD FAAAAI   I'm the father of a food allergic child. If you're reading this, I am guessing you or someone close to you has a food allergy. The minute you found out...
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Oral Food Challenges: What to Expect (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a webinar on July 28, 2015, called “Oral Food Challenges: What to Expect.”    Irene Mikhail, MD, an allergist immunologist at Nationwide Children’s in Columbus, Ohio, discussed: Why and...
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Wheat Allergy Alert (Malted Barley) -Lou's Garrett Valley Natural Ready-To-Eat Ham Products

Matt B ·
Hahn Brothers, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Ham Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class II Recall Release: 088-2017 Health Risk: Low Date: Aug 5, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Veronika Medina (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2017 – Hahn Brothers, Inc., a Westminster, Md. establishment, is recalling approximately 115,773 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) ham products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of...
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Wheat Allergy Alert - Venus Foods Inc Pork Sausage Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
Venus Foods Inc Recalls Pork Sausage Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen Class II Recall 092-2015 Health Risk: Low Jun 16, 2015   En Español Congressional and Public Affairs  Katherine Scheidt (202) 720-9113  ...
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Wheat and Egg Allergy Alerts - Southgate Hot Dog Chili Sauce

KFA Food Alerts ·
Vietti Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Eggs in Southgate Hot Dog Chili Sauce For Immediate Release March 19, 2018 Contact Consumers Vietti Foods 1-615-244-7864 Media Robert Russo 615-864-7543 Announcement Vietti Foods is recalling approximately 200 cases of 15 oz cans of Southgate Hot Dog Chili Sauce, UPC 0 71846 95242 6, LOT # P642 M1217 70026. This recall has been initiated due to mislabeling because some of the cans may contain Dumplings with Chicken instead of Hot Dog...
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Epinephrine in Schools: Free Webinar from KFA and AAFA

Kids With Food Allergies ·
FREE WEBINAR: Epinephrine In Schools: What You Need To Know Join us to learn why access to epinephrine in schools is important to children who are at risk for anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). We'll cover the four key issues presented by...
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