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Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services: People With Allergies Need Access to Epinephrine

Kids With Food Allergies ·
For the past few months, many members of our community have had trouble filling prescriptions for epinephrine auto-injectors. Some have been affected by shortages due to manufacturing issues. Others have been given one auto-injector when two have been prescribed, as decided by their insurance company. Families are walking away from pharmacies empty-handed, or driving miles out of their way to fill their prescription
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Victory for Food Allergy Community: Justice Department Sides with Kids in Discrimination Case

Kids With Food Allergies ·
In a huge victory for families with food allergies, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) ruled that a theater program violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The DOJ said the program discriminated when it refused to accommodate a 10-year-old boy with severe peanut and tree nut allergies. The program refused to have either a staff member or volunteer available at all times to give epinephrine in case of emergency. The DOJ also ruled the Massachusetts program retaliated when it...
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Maritza ·
Hurray!!!! This is fantastic news!! Way to fight for ADA righta!!! I'm auper pleased at the voice of the young advocate who stood up for her friend. All our Children with allergies would be so fortunate to have such a friend by their side. I'm also happy because this has set a precendence for all other discriminations of the same caliber. My DS has certain food contact and inhalation allergiea documented by doctors and a library refused to accomodate hin. We are waiting to hear from a...
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Re: Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services: People With Allergies Need Access to Epinephrine

Nutfreemama1 ·
Thank you for writing this letter. i do wish that even after this shortage that Auvi-q was covered by insurance. The mechanism of delivery is easier and the verbal instructions are gold in a crisis- especially when others are caring for your child or even self injecting - having verbal instructions in a time of crisis makes a huge difference.
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DOJ Settlement Could Mean College Students With Food Allergies May Have Safer Food Options

Kids With Food Allergies ·
College students with food allergies now have an easier way to find safe meal choices. This is thanks to a recent agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
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Sulfite Allergy Alert - Allied Imports Inc Lily Bulb

KFA Food Alerts ·
Consumer Alert - Undeclared Sulfites in “Lily Bulb” For Immediate Release August 27, 2018 Contact Consumers Mr. Trung S.Tran (718) 417-9281 Media Jola Szubielski Kirstan Conley Jola.Szubielski@agriculture.ny.gov Kirstan.Conley@agriculture.ny.gov 518-457-0752 Announcement New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers that the “Lily Bulb” product (photo attached) distributed by Allied Imports Inc. of 267 52nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220 was found to contain...
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