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Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise

Kids With Food Allergies ·
For our final day of KFA's Cake Week, our guest blogger is Dr. Meg Edison from Speedbump Kitchen, who is also a medical advisor for KFA. Rainbow Surprise Cakeby Megan Edison, MD I’ve made this a few times now, with bright colors and with...
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FREE Webinar: What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergies in School

Melanie Carver ·
FREE Webinar: What Parents of Children with Food Allergies Need to Know About Food Allergy in School Many parents don't know where to start when they need to send their children off to school with food allergies. Attend this free webinar and you will...
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Free Webinar Nov. 6 - Navigating the Holidays with Food Allergies

Lynda ·
Join Our Live Online Meeting on Tuesday, November 6th! Holidays can be stressful enough. But with so many seasonal functions centering around food, having a child with food allergies can be overwhelming. Join our expert panel in a live online meeting...
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Egg Allergy Alert: Old Style Sausage Various Products

KFA News Team ·
Old Style Sausage recalls various products due to undeclared egg. WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 - Old Style Sausage, a Denver, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,000 pounds of sausage products because of misbranding and an undeclared...
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2013 Food Allergy Webinar Series Highlights

Kids With Food Allergies ·
OUR EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES TEACHES PRACTICAL FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT The mission of Kids With Food Allergies is to improve the day-to-day lives of families raising children with food allergies and empower them to create a safe and healthy future...
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A Review of State School Policies for Protecting Kids with Allergies and Asthma

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on September 10, 2013 featuring guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD, VP of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, co-founder of...
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Following Hurricane Michael, People in the Florida Panhandle Are in Desperate Need of Allergy-Friendly Food

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Hurricane Michael left historical devastation on the Florida Panhandle. Many affected people are in dire need of help. You can help get safe food to the affected areas.
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Food Allergy Boot Camp: Practical Food Allergy Management (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), co-hosted a free educational Facebook Live event with MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Pediatric allergist Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, explained the basics of managing food allergies that parents and caregivers need to know.
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If Allergic to One Food, Do You Have to Avoid Related Foods?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
FOOD ALLERGIES AND CROSS-REACTIVITY  by Vaishali Mankad, MD   A food allergy occurs when the immune system overreacts to a food.  The most common type of food allergy results from the immune system making a type of antibody called IgE...
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Food Allergy Emergency Form for Babysitters, Caregivers, Camps, and More

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Food Allergy Babysitter and Drop-Off Child Care Form Free! Download, print and use this form created for you by a collaborative effort of Kids With Food Allergies and AllergyHome.org, written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, edited by John Lee,...
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Food Allergy Facts and Myths Presented by Dr. Dave Stukus

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America , hosted a webinar featuring David Stukus, MD.     Link to video on YouTube   We thank Dr. Stukus, a board-certified...
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What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergy in Schools - Part 2

Lynda ·
What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergy in Schools - Part 2 We had more than 500 parents, educators, school nurses and physicians attend our informatve back-to-school webinar last week featuring presenters Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, and Nancy...
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Food Allergy Safety is Priority One for Halloween

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Prevention and preparedness are important for every situation when it comes to children with food allergies. Since Halloween presents its own special challenges, we've taken the strategies from our Quick Guide to Practical Food Allergy Management ...
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Food Allergy Test: What Does It Mean?

KFA Medical Advisors ·
What You Need to Know About Diagnostic Allergy Testing by David Stukus, MD Whenever I meet with families for the first time and ask the parents whether their child has any food allergies, I often hear the following reply: “I don't...
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Food Allergy Testing - What You Need to Know (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 April 16, 2014 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, MD. Dr. Stukus reviewed the different types of food...
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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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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 Toolkit for Schools: Food Allergy Management and Education (FAME)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kathleen McDarby, RN, MPH and program manager of the Food Allergy Management and Education toolkit shares the toolkit and how to use it to protect students with food allergies at your school. She is joined by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, a board...
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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: Back to School with Food Allergies and Asthma

Kids With Food Allergies ·
About This Event RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 TIME:  1:00 pm Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device Now is the time to prepare and plan for the next school year! Learn how...
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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 Can the Food Allergy Management and Education Toolkit Help Your School?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
FREE WEBINAR:   How Can the Food Allergy Management And Education (FAME) Toolkit Help Your Child and Your Child's School? RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 TIME:  1:00 pm Eastern time...
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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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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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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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Tree Nut Allergy Alert (Hazelnut) - Whole Foods Market Oakland Store Jivara Lactee Milk Chocoloate Valrhona Cut and Wrap Pieces

KFA Food Alerts ·
Whole Foods Market's Oakland Store Voluntarily Recalls Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona Cut and Wrap Pieces Due to Undeclared Tree Nut Allergen Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona cut and wrap pieces contained undeclared hazelnut allergen...
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Tree Nut (Cashews) Allergy Alert - Hail Merry Meyer Lemon Mini Miracle Tart Party Pack

KFA Food Alerts ·
Hail Merry Issues Voluntary Recall Due to Labeling Error For Immediate Release May 22, 2017 Contact Consumers Hail Merry customerservice@hailmerry.com 214-905-5005 x115 Media Michael Aaron Bepko Mabepko@hailmerry.com Announcement Cashews Listed as Ingredient but Omitted from "Contains" Allergen Warning Statement Dallas - Hail Merry LLC, a plant-based snack food company, voluntarily recalls its Meyer Lemon Mini Miracle Tart Party Pack of 6 from the market due to a labeling error. The products...
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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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Webinar: Are Your Schools Safe? School Policies on Food Allergy, Asthma and Allergies

Lynda ·
Join AAFA Vice President of Policy and Programs, Charlotte Collins, J.D., and KFA Medical Advisory Team Chair Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, to learn more about your state's requirements for issues affecting those with asthma, food allergy and...
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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 - Danone Light & Fit Greek Crunch S’mores Flavor

KFA Food Alerts ·
Danone North America Issues Allergy Alert and Recall for Light & Fit Greek Crunch S’mores Flavor For Immediate Release December 5, 2018 Contact Consumers Danone North America 1-877-326-6668 Media Michael Neuwirth michael.neuwirth@danone.com 914-872-8708 Announcement Danone North America is voluntarily recalling 3,521 cases of Light & Fit® Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S’Mores Flavor sold in the United States with an expiration date of December 30, 2018 and UPC of 36632...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Holiday Foods Beef, Chicken, and Pork Products

KFA News Team ·
Florida Firm Recalls Beef, Chicken and Pork Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen Class I Recall 018-2015 Health Risk: High Jan 21, 2015     Congressional and Public Affairs  Edward Stoker (202) 720-9113    ...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Whole Foods Market Items Prepared With Ground Cumin

KFA News Team ·
Whole Foods Market Recalls Items Prepared With Supplier-provided Ground Cumin Spice Due To Possible Health Risk Recalled items sold in CT, KY MA, MD, ME, NJ, NY, NH, OH, PA, RI, VA, Washington, D.C. Whole Foods Market Stores Contact: Consumer:...
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Peanut Allergy Alert - Whole Foods Markets Chili and Meat Products

KFA News Team ·
Whole Foods Markets, Inc. Recalls Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen Class I Recall 030-2015 Health Risk: High Feb 10, 2015     Congressional and Public Affairs Benjamin Bell  (202) 720-9113    ...
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Peanut Allergy Oral Immunotherapy: Is Earlier Better?

KFA News Team ·
“Peanut allergy can have an adverse impact on quality of life for the child and family. Severe allergic reactions can occur with just a tiny ingestion of peanut allergen. A new NIH study provides encouraging news that children may be successfully treated with OIT for peanut allergy at a very young age.” – Lynda Mitchell, chief operating officer of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America What health issue did the study examine? We currently have no effective means to cure or treat food...
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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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Peanut Allergy Alert: Sunbird Snacks Yogurt Raisins

KFA News Team ·
Mister Snacks, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Sunbird Snacks 5oz. Packages of Yogurt Raisins Contact Michael S. Stern 1-800-333-6393FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 10, 2012 - Mister Snacks, Inc. of Amherst, New York, is...
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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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Join Our Free Online Class Jan 15th: Raising Well-Adjusted Children Who Have Life-Threatening Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
 REGISTER NOW - It's free! Linda Coss is author of several food allergy books, is a former food allergy support group leader, and is the mother of a son (a recent college graduate) who has multiple life-threatening food allergies. She will...
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Inside the My Life With Food Allergy Report: When Should a Child Receive Epinephrine?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
In August 2019, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released their My Life With Food Allergy Parent Survey Report. The report highlights the significant social, emotional and financial impact food allergies can have on parents. Our findings also revealed that many children do not receive epinephrine when they are having a severe allergic reaction for many reasons. We asked Dr. Michael Pistiner, pediatric allergist at MassGeneral, to talk about these findings.
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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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Join Us for a Food Allergy Management Boot Camp

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Parents and caregivers of children with food allergies are invited to an interactive group session that will provide tools for best practices in protecting and promoting your child’s health and well-being.
Kids With Food Allergies
A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1235 South Clark Street Suite 305, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1-800-7-ASTHMA (1.800.727.8462)
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