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Study Supports AAP Allergy Prevention Recommendations

Kids With Food Allergies ·
A study published in Pediatrics on November 18, 2013, supports the current American Academy of Pediatrics' allergy prevention recommendations to not introduce solids before 4 to 6 months of age. The study found the delay of the...
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AAFA Supports Research to Address Uncontrolled Asthma in African Americans and Latinos

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Thank you to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for supporting a three year, $3.6 million contract to the Seattle-King County Public Health Department in Seattle, Washington recently awarded by the Patient Centered Outcomes...
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Adult Peanut Allergies Present Workplace Challenges

Kids With Food Allergies ·
What happens when children with food allergies grow up and enter the work force?  About 1 percent of adults have peanut allergy and the numbers are growing. In 2008, the Americans With  Disabilities Act expanded to include food allergy...
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Department of Justice Tells University to Accommodate Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
"The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached an agreement with Lesley University of Cambridge, Massachusetts, under which Lesley agreed to modify its food services and meal plan system to accommodate students with celiac disease and other...
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Re: Department of Justice Tells University to Accommodate Food Allergies

Gloria ·
Another example of the good government can do!
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Re: Department of Justice Tells University to Accommodate Food Allergies

songspinner ·
Wow. It was such a huge deal when I went to college and the UC campus I chose made it very very difficult and in fact actively discriminated against me. This makes me feel better about my daughter's college possibities.
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Peanut Allergy Alert - New American Food Products, LLC in Weigels’s Mountain Valley and Royal Farms Market Place- Milk Chocolate Vanilla Caramels

KFA Food Alerts ·
New American Food Products, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Weigels’s Mountain Valley and Royal Farms Market Place- Milk Chocolate Vanilla Caramels due to Undeclared Peanuts For Immediate Release December 21, 2016 Contact Consumers 978-682-1855 Announcement New American Food Products, LLC announces a voluntary recall the MILK CHOCOLATE VANILLA CARAMELS Premium Chocolate Treats flavor as follows: Weigel’s® Mountain Valley™ with best by date of 11/14/17 Royal Farms Market Place with best by date...
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Fish (Anchovies) Allergy Alert - Taylor Farms American Style Pasta Salad

KFA Food Alerts ·
Taylor Farms Florida Recalls Salad with Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Class II Recall Release: 115-2017 Health Risk: Low Date: Oct 28, 2017 En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Maria Machuca (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2017 – Taylor Farms Florida, an Orlando, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 732 pounds of salads with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of...
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Milk Allergy Alert - CVS, Candy Break, Market Basket, Hannaford Dark Chocolate Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
New American Food Products LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Packaged Goods Received From Our Supplier GKI Foods. For Immediate Release November 2, 2017 Contact Consumers New American Food Products, LLC 978-682-1855 New American Food Products, LLC of Methuen, MA is voluntarily recalling various packaged goods because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume...
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Re: Preparing for Natural Disasters When Your Family Has Food Allergies

Crazy dragon mama ·
The one thing that's not stated here is children that are seriously allergic to red dye that is in almost all foods, I have kids that are seriously allergic to red dye and made many trips to the emergency room cause of it, I found that really only organic and all natural foods don't have it and that can be really expensive to buy all the time so making your own foods is best for that one.
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Re: Preparing for Natural Disasters When Your Family Has Food Allergies

K8sMom2002 ·
Welcome, @Crazy dragon mama ! You're right that it's really hard to deal with a food allergy to an ingredient that's in many foods. We have other folks who deal with "non Top 8" allergies like your family's on our forums ... why not hop over to our Food and Cooking forum and start a topic to share some of your tips and tricks? I'd definitely be interested in comparing notes!
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Preparing for Natural Disasters When Your Family Has Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
You have daily food allergy management down pat.   Two epinephrine auto-injectors go everywhere. The allergist is on speed dial. You know the best local stores and restaurants for safe foods. You've trained babysitters and the staff at school....
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Court Ruling Favors People With Food Allergies, Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

KFA News Team ·
J.D.'s family sued Colonial Williamsburg based on discrimination against someone with a disability. On May 31, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Fourth Circuit ruled in favor of J.D. and his family. This ruling impacts people with food allergies, celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Allowing people to bring in safe food into a public place may be a necessary and reasonable accommodation. Food allergies are a disability under that Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Understanding What J.D. v. Williamsburg Means for People With Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
On May 31, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Fourth Circuit ruled on a case important to the food allergy community – J.D. v. Williamsburg. J.D.'s family sued Colonial Williamsburg, saying they discriminated against someone with a disability when they didn’t let him eat his safe lunch in their restaurant while on a class trip. What does this mean for people with food allergies?
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