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Are Local Summer Programs Required to Accommodate My Child With Food Allergies?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Many towns, cities and counties offer camps and summer programs. They are often less expensive than private day camps and sleep-away camps, making them attractive to local families. Each spring, parents ask Kids With Food Allergies, “Are local summer camps required to accommodate my child with food allergies?” The answer is yes. These camps must accept children with food allergies and asthma. The camp must make adjustments for full participation. This may mean offering allergen-free meal...
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Camps Must Accommodate Children with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Summer camp takes many forms: private day camps, sleep away camps, city recreation camps, or camps that focus on sports or art.   Many children enjoy and take part each year. For parents of children with food allergies, it is often another hurdle...
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Going to Summer Camp with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Summer camp registration has begun and we have many resources to help you plan so your child can have a safe and enjoyable camp experience. 12 Summer Camp Planning Tips Summer Camp Checklist for Kids with Food Allergies or Asthma Going Camping?...
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How to Keep Kids With Food Allergies Safe at Outdoor Celebrations

Kids With Food Allergies ·
It's summer and that means outdoor picnics and barbecues. Outdoor celebrations are fun but they can also be a source of stress for parents of children with food allergies. Here are some ways to keep your child safe at barbecues, cookouts and picnics.
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7 Tips for Safe Summer Playdates for Your Child With Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Summer is a great time for kids to get together with friends and have fun. If your child has food allergies, it’s still possible to have wonderful playdates. Here are some things to remember, and some great ideas for fun things to do.
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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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Summer Camp 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 (AAFA), hosted a free educational webinar on March 10, 2015 called Off to Camp with Food Allergies.        The webinar featured Michael...
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Summer Camp Guide for Food Allergies

KFA Medical Advisors ·
SUMMER CAMP AND FOOD ALLERGIES by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc School's out and summer is officially here! Many families will soon be sending their children to summer camp. According to the American Camp Association, more than 11 million children...
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New California Law: the Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Act Requires Food Allergy Training for All Food Handlers

KFA News Team ·
Governor Newsom has signed the Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Act. This bill was authored by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (AD16 D-Orinda) and named in honor of Natalie Giorgi. Natalie passed away at age 13 due to a severe allergic reaction to undeclared peanut in a treat while at a summer camp in Sacramento. AB 1532 requires all food handlers to have a simple certification in safe food handling practices for major food allergens. This bill also would add “Organized Camps” to the definition of...
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Re: Going to Summer Camp with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Camp TAG 2013 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Camp TAG (The Allergy Gang) is a 5-day, full-day camp for ages 4-12, July 29 - August 2, 2013. The camp will be held at Tall Pines Day Camp in Williamstown, NJ. It provides a safe place for children w ith food allergies (including eosinophilic disorders and asthma) and their siblings to have fun with no worries about having an allergic reaction, as well as give them an opportunity to meet other children who share the same conditions and know they are...
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Re: Going to Summer Camp with Food Allergies

LSK ·
Thanks for posting these food allergy & summer camp resources! We're in the middle of doing summer camp planning, so this is very timely.
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Re: Camps Must Accommodate Children with Food Allergies

LSK ·
Very helpful! There are some camps that I'm planning on sending this info.
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Re: Are Local Summer Programs Required to Accommodate My Child With Food Allergies?

LSK ·
thanks! this is VERY helpful!
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Fish and Egg Allergy Alert - Dole™ Endless Summer Salad Kit

KFA Food Alerts ·
Dole Fresh Vegetables Announces Limited Voluntary Recall of Dole™ Endless Summer Salad Kit Due to Undeclared Allergens For Immediate Release January 28, 2021 Contacts consumers Dole Consumer Center 1-800-356-3111 Media William Goldfield; 1-818-874-4853 William.Goldfield@Dole.com Announcements Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot code of Dole™ Endless Summer Salad Kit. Description: Dole™ Endless Summer Salad Kit UPC: 0-71430-01073-0 Best If Used by Date: 01-26-21...
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Allergy-Friendly Dishes for Cookouts, Barbecues, and Picnics

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Fire up the grills and set the picnic table. It’s cookout season! As you plan small cookouts, barbecues, and picnics – following current COVID-19 guidelines , of course – try out these options from our Safe Eats® Allergy-Friendly Recipe Collection . Appetizers Buffalo Chicken Dip – Buffalo chicken dip is a popular snack, but traditional recipes contain milk products. Make this version free of egg, milk, fish, gluten, peanut, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat. Add vegetables or...
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Watermelon Sorbet: a Sweet Way to Beat the Summer Heat

KFA Food Bloggers ·
When the temperatures soar, nothing beats the heat like a refreshing frozen treat! It can be hard to find safe ice cream, popsicles, and other frozen treats for kids with food allergies. But they are easy to make at home! Fruit sorbets are a great option for turning fresh fruits into icy goodness!
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Compton ·
A perfect addition to Allergy-Friendly Frozen Treats for Hot Summer Days . The suggestion to make these sorbets "granita" is smart. Pour the mixture into shallow pan and put into the freezer. Stir or scrape with a fork every 30 to 45 minutes to create frozen flakes.
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