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Re: Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade

Kathy P ·
Congrats to this Red Sox player, whose mom had this to say about him: "My little Red Sox Player! He faces allergies with bravery and determination. Michael would rather miss out on something than cause anyone around him to have to avoid a food they love. He's selfless and caring and our Super allergy Super Star! " Michael is the winner of a prize package from Go Veggie and a KFA t-shirt! Congrats, Michael!
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Re: Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade

Kathy P ·
Congratulations to preciousangel who is today's winning photo! They are the winner of a prize package from Go Veggie and a KFA t-shirt!
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Re: Faces of Food Allergies - 7th Annual Halloween Costume Parade

Kathy P ·
Congratulations to our unicorn Gwen, who doesn't let her food allergies hold her back from enjoying Halloween! Gwen loves playing viola in school this year, doing crafts and hanging out with friends. She is the winner of a Go Veggie prize pack and a KFA t-shirt!
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Re: This Sunday! Join Us as We Take Strides for Safe Kids

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Fundraising Incentives Start your own fundraiser online to raise funds for Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America. Our largest event and fundraiser of the year will be held on September 8, 2013, in Plymouth Meeting, PA. We invite you to to be a virtual fundraiser if you cannot attend the event. Both in-person and virtual fundraisers can earn incentives as a token of our appreciation for raising funds to support KFA's education, support and...
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Re: Kids With Food Allergies Blog Named One of Best Allergy Blogs for Second Year in a Row

nlar4 ·
Yay! I totally agree- KFA is definitely one of the best if not better!
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Re: We are Grateful for You!

Denise McCormick ·
Dear Lynda & Kids with Food Allergies Organizatio- As a family with a 10 year old daughter with PA/TNA, you cannot know how VERY grateful WE are to YOU for all you do to keep us informed & feeling like we have SOMEWHERE to turn for support & guidance. The work you do is invaluable...cannot be measured...SOOOOOO incredibly important & SO reassuring to all who live with food allergies everyday. PLEASE keep up the good work that you do, and if there is ever ANYTHING we can do to...
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Re: The Perfect Allergy-Friendly Cake and Raspberry Compote Recipe (with Video)

cheymom ·
welcome to KFA! The gluten free flour blend used by Colette is mentioned in the webinar. You can use any gluten free blend that works for your allergy set. There are some recipes listed here: http://www.kidswithfoodallergi...allergy_recipes.html You can also visit our Food & Cooking forum for more assistance. http://community.kidswithfooda...rum/food_and_cooking
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Re: Food Allergy Test: What Does It Mean?

Jen ·
Hi Lune, Welcome to KFA. I would suggest you make an appointment with a board certified allergist to discuss your concerns. They should be able to guide you.
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Re: Food Allergy Test: What Does It Mean?

K8sMom2002 ·
Hi, and welcome, @AGlick0927 ! Hugs on the reactions and the conflicting test results on peanuts. You're definitely in the right place to get support! Your questions are great, and it sounds like you still have some things you might want to discuss with your allergist. Another thing you might want to discuss with your allergist is component testing for both milk and peanuts, if you haven't already done so. Component testing can tell a doctor what particular protein in milk or peanuts a...
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Re: 2013 Asthma Capital List Names Richmond, VA #1

Abigail's Mommy ·
I'm honored to live in such a distinguished area. I'm glad they gave a shout-out to KFA.
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Re: Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy

cheymom ·
Hi Christine! Welcome to KFA! We are glad you found us. I am not in Canada, but we do have a lot of Canadian members that deal with life threatening food allergies. You can try posting in on our Main Support Forum and they can assist you. Here is the link to the Main Forum: http://community.kidswithfooda...rum/forum/main_forum Just click on 'Post New Topic' to get started.
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Re: How to Make the Zebra Effect on Allergy-Friendly Cake

Kathy P ·
I'm so glad to hear that it worked well for you! Welcome to KFA.
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Re: Check Ingredient Statements on Halloween Candy

Starkled ·
Hi Colleen! We do the same thing with all the candy that DS gets on Halloween. Due to the issues with repackaging there's no way to know if the safe candy has residue on them (or whether the residue is from the various home owners that I see snacking on treats as they give out candy ), we usually just give all the candy away and we either trade it out via the "Switch Witch" or we weigh it and give DS money for it. He's happy either way! Welcome to KFA , and hoping your loved ones have a safe...
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Re: Survey: We Want to Know What You Think About KFA

WendyRees ·
Thank you to everyone who completed our survey! KFA is here to meet your needs and the needs of other families. Your opinion is invaluable as we move forward. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us anytime with feedback either positive or negative. The winner of the $100 is T.J.. Congratulations!
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Re: Six-Year-Old's Heart Stops After Eating Macadamia Nut Cookie, Life Saved by First Responders

Kids With Food Allergies ·
KFA ADMIN: There is one statement in the article that is incorrect that we would like to clarify. In the U.S., food manufacturers are not required to state if food was processed in the same facility as peanuts (or any other major food allergen). FDA regulated foods are required to list top 8 allergens in the ingredients list if the food contains one of those allergens (peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, soy, wheat, fish, shellfish).
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

Kathy P ·
Hi Aboreem1969 - welcome to KFA! There is no absolute time line for outgrowing a food allergy (not reacting anymore). How has your son's allergy been monitored? Has he been tested periodically to see if the numbers are decreasing? Has he eaten anything with milk recently and still showing reactions?
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Re: Allergy-Friendly Easter Candy Guide for 2014

Jen ·
Hi Deanna - welcome to kfa. what food allergies do you manage?
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Wendy and Campbell, Thank you for sharing your stories with us. Sorry to hear about your children's reactions. What you have shared will help other parents! AMommy, thank you for sharing Jayden with us and tell him that KFA says he's doing a great job taking care of himself and is setting a great example for other kids.
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

AMommy2TwoBoys ·
I will certainly let him know. Thank you for using his photo... he was thrilled! Kimberly and Jayden Originally Posted by Kids With Food Allergies: AMommy, thank you for sharing Jayden with us and tell him that KFA says he's doing a great job taking care of himself and is setting a great example for other kids.
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Re: (Canada) Milk Allergy Alert: Lennie Ciglen Various Candy Bars

cheymom ·
Hi Nicole! Welcome to KFA! We are glad you found us. Generally, the recalls that say 'Canada' at the beginning are for those in Canada. However, you may find these foods in your area depending on your location. If in doubt, I would highly recommend calling the company to verify if the food is safe for your child. Hope that helps!
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Re: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise

StephC ·
Thank you so much for your blog, Dr. Edison - I had no idea you were associated with KFA! My son (actually, my whole family) greatly appreciate all of your kitchen creations! Thanks for doing what you do.
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Re: Ready-to-Spread Frosting from Cherrybrook Kitchen

cheymom ·
You can click on the link above and it will take you to the Cherrybrook Kitchens website. The link is above the picture. to KFA! Be sure and check out the resource section, the Starter Guide to Food Allergies & the Main Support Forum.
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Re: Study Shows Epinephrine Auto-Injectors and Asthma Inhalers Used Incorrectly

Kids With Food Allergies ·
KFA hosted a webinar on epinephrine with two physician expert speakers. It includes information about epinephrine auto-injectors (available in the US), how epinephrine treats anaphylaxis, how to use your auto-injector, and other key facts about the drug. Additionally, they answered questions from the audience concerning temperature, antihistamines, accidental injections and more. You can watch the video below: Link to mobile-optimized video
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Re: You Can Help Twice as Many Children with Food Allergies

LSK ·
We sent in a donation! KFA means so much to us!
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Re: Peanut Allergy Alert - Adams Flavors, Foods, & Ingredients Cumin Products

janeg ·
Dear KFA, Thank you so much for keeping us in the loop. Do you know if companies are fined for undeclared allergens found in food? It is a very dangerous and I know it is not done with malice but the world needs to take food allergies as serious. SiIncerely, Jane Guadagnoli On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 1:34 PM, Kids With Food Allergies < alerts@hoop.la > wrote:
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Re: Study Shows Epinephrine Auto-Injectors and Asthma Inhalers Used Incorrectly

Kathy P ·
Glad it was helpful! Welcome to KFA!
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Re: Update from AAFA President/CEO Regarding Clawson MI School Board Issue

AAAMom ·
Dear Dr. Sennett, Thank you for advocating on behalf of our children. The lack of understanding and compassion for kids with food allergies plays out in our schools and in other parts of our lives every day. Food brings people together and it can tear people apart. I've been angry, hurt, and disappointed on this journey to protect my daughter. I've also felt loved and supported. Cheers to you, the leaders at AAFA/KFA, our medical providers, fellow parents and families, and kids with food...
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Re: New Food Find: Allergy-Friendly Cookies Made in a Dedicated Allergy-Free Facility

MAM-mom ·
Hi Sahba! Welcome to KFA!! The one that comes to my mind is the bars from Enjoy Life Foods . Click on the flavors to see the ingredients lists and decide if you think they are okay in terms of refined sugar (evaporated cane sugar) and ingredients you can't pronounce. I sort of know what you mean but my tolerance is probably different from yours. I know that a lot of granola bars and fruit bars are indeed a risk for people with tree nut and peanut allergies. If the Enjoy Life ones don't work...
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Re: New Food Find: Milk and Soy Free Cheese Wedges by Daiya

cheymom ·
Hi Adrianp! Welcome to KFA! The Daiya cheeses do contain coconut. You can view the ingredients here: http://www.daiyafoods.com/our-products/cheddar-wedge These may not be a choice for your child if you are avoiding coconut. I have heard that Daiya is the a lot better tasting than the rice cheese on the market. I encourage you to log in to the KFA Support Forums and post any questions you may have. We are here to help! http://community.kidswithfooda...rum/forum/main_forum
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On the Offense: NFL Player Demetrius Harris Tackles Food Allergies Both on the Field and Off

Kids With Food Allergies ·
During the NFL games this week, Demetrius and other players will be wearing custom cleats designed to represent the charities they are passionate about. The cleats will be auctioned off with 100% of the money raised going to their chosen organizations. Because of his son’s allergy to peanuts, Demetrius will have Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) represented on his cleats designed by Ryan Bare SR Customs.
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Dining Out with Food Allergies (Video & Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
On March 12, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies hosted a webinar on the topic of dining out with food allergies. Our guest speakers were Sloane Miller and Dr. Michael Pistiner. We thank Mylan, who provided the educational grant to make this webinar...
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Disaster Planning for Families Managing Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
With the East Coast of the United States bracing for what weather forecasters are calling "the perfect storm," we are re-posting this disaster planning information for those of you who may be in need of it over the upcoming week. For more ideas...
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Disney Vacations with Food Allergies | Fundraiser for Kids With Food Allergies Foundation

Kids With Food Allergies ·
My Magic Journeys Disney Vacations Fundraiser!Mention "KFA" in your quote request for your Disney vacation  and 4% of the total package price will be donated to KFA! Melissa "Lissa" Critz and My Magic Journeys are partnering with KFA to offer you...
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Do You Value Kids With Food Allergies? Tell GreatNonprofits About Us!

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Has Kids With Food Allergies helped you with managing your child's food allergies? Are you one of our 50,000-plus members on our online community? If so, we invite you to tell the world about us so more families with food allergies know who we are and what we offer.
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Earn Fundraising Incentives for Taking Strides for Safe Kids!

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Support our efforts to educate families and save children's lives, and you can earn some nice incentives as our way of saying, "Thank you!" Set up an online fundraising page as part of our Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk and Expo, or for any other...
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Everything You Need to Know About Epinephrine (Video & 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 on February 26, 2014 featuring two of our medical advisors, Michael Pistiner, MD, and Angela Nace, PharmD. They...
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Facebook Live – The Social and Emotional Impact of Food Allergies: Insights from Parents

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Join Anna Luther of My Life and Kids Blog and Kenny Mendez, president and CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of AAFA, for a Facebook Live discussion on new research and insights on the social and emotional impact of food allergies on parents. Also get useful back-to-school advice for parents of kids with food allergies!
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Family Keeps Epinephrine Close While Living Life on the Road

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Our October #WhereInTheWorldIsMyEpinephrine family shows that you really can go anywhere when you have epinephrine! Meet Kyzer, 10, who lives and travels the U.S. aboard an RV full time.   Kyzer is a home-schooled fifth-grader allergic to peanuts...
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FDA Accepts Application for Viaskin Peanut Patch for Review

KFA News Team ·
DBV Technologies, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for its investigational Viaskin® Peanut immunotherapy for the treatment of peanut-allergic children ages 4 to 11 years. Viaskin Peanut is the Company’s lead product candidate designed to potentially reduce the risk of life-threatening allergic reactions due to accidental exposure to peanuts.
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Peanut Allergy Warning: Flour Across the U.S. May Have Traces of Peanuts

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The FDA said it is looking into the origin and extent of what it called "low levels" of peanut residue in the flour.
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Feeding Allergenic Foods to Babies and Pregnant or Nursing Moms

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Eat It or Avoid It? by Todd D. Green, MD, FAAAAI   Once you have a child who has severe food allergies and have experienced how hard it can be to keep that child safe, you naturally want to do anything you can to keep your next child (or...
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Flaky Biscuits Recipe: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Wheat/Gluten-Free

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Yankee Doodle Biscuits  by Kathy Przywara I'm a Yankee...I was born and raised north of the Mason Dixon line.  I know about pretzels and scrapple. Biscuits were not a staple at our house.  The rare times that we did have biscuits, they...
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FL: Parents Want Schools to be Allowed to Stock Life-Saving EpiPens

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Thank you to Erin Bohacek, a KFA member, for speaking up on the issue of stocking epinephrine in Florida schools. Her story can be found in the Tampa Bay Times: "Thousands of kids with undiagnosed allergies to food and insect bites aren't able to...
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Flying with 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 on June 17, 2014 featuring guest speakers Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MMSc, and Laurel Francoeur, JD. The...
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Follow KFA on Instagram for Allergy-Friendly New Food Finds

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Follow @kidswithfoodallergies on Instagram for a sneak peek of what we find at Natural Products Expo West. We'll tag our photos with #NewFoodFind. Many of these foods are free of eggs, dairy, gluten or even free of all top-8 allergens.
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Follow KFA on Instagram for Allergy-Friendly New Food Finds

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Follow @kidswithfoodallergies on Instagram for a sneak peek of what we find. We'll tag our photos with #NewFoodFind. Take our survey to tell us What #NewFoodFind Do You Hope We See at Expo West! Let us know and we'll keep an eye out!
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Follow KFA on Instagram for All the Allergy-friendly Foods at Natural Products Expo West

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Are you excited to see the newest allergy-friendly foods? Follow @ kidswithfoodallergies on Instagram as we check out the new products at Natural Products Expo West on March 11-12 . Hundreds of companies attend this event to show off their latest foods. We'll tag our photos with # NewFoodFind and tell you what you can look forward to buying in 2016. Many of these foods are free of eggs, dairy, gluten, or even free of all top-8 allergens.
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Allergy Foundation Says Pennsylvania Schools Should Stock Life-Saving Allergy Medications

Kids With Food Allergies ·
ALLERGY FOUNDATION SAYS PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS SHOULD STOCK LIFE-SAVING ALLERGY MEDICATIONS National Patient Organization Urges Governor Corbett to Sign Important Bill   The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) today called on...
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Allergy-Free Dining Restaurants Cater to Diners With Dangerous Food Issues; Flagging Plates as Safe

KFA News Team ·
Wall Street Journal: Allergy-Free Dining A growing number of restaurants are catering to patrons with food sensitivities. Some restaurants estimate that 20% of their tables have a person with a special dietary need. Accommodating such diners...
 
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