Based upon preliminary results of a well designed random telephone survey funded by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in 16 or 6% reported that they had had symptoms consistent with anaphylaxis at some point in their lives.
We’re pleased to announce the publication of a new book geared toward teaching young children about food allergies. Nurse Teddy Bear Learns About Food Allergies by Ann Lempert Deutsch, RN, MSN, NJCSN, walks a young child through her first day at school introducing important concepts that children and parents need to know.
We applaud the efforts of Caroline Moassessi, blogger, food allergy advocate, and founder of gratefulfoodie.com, for crafting Nevada’s first school district policy for safeguarding children with food allergies.
We are introducing a number of exciting changes to our Safe Snack Guide, our list of snacks free of peanuts, tree nuts and eggs intended for schools, clubs and parties.
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