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What We Learned from the Javier Avina Tragedy

A 10 year old boy from London Ontario passed due to food allergy, asthma, or both. We look at ways to prevent such tragedies from happening again.

Press Release: Kellogg’s: Don’t Add Peanut Flour to Existing Products

Products that were previously relied upon as “safe” alternatives for consumers with peanut allergies will soon pose a risk of anaphylaxis to those very same consumers, many of whom are children.

Answering Your Questions About the Kellogg’s “No Peanut Flour” Petition

Our petition fostered much discussion within the food allergy community. We answer some recurring questions and concerns.

Study: Children with No History of Allergy Account for 22% of Cases of Anaphylaxis...

A new study shows that it is not only children diagnosed with food allergy that are at risk for developing life-threatening anaphylaxis at school.

More on the Andrea Mariano Tragedy

Ms Mariano, who was allergic to both dairy and peanuts, consumed a smoothie that was cross-contaminated with one of her allergens.

Must See: Long Island Group Educates Parents About Food Allergies

The video provides a great primer for those who wish to bring awareness of food allergies to their respective school districts.

SunButter Publishes Nut-Free Recipe Book for School Food Services

Resource provides 17 peanut and tree nut free recipes schools can use to help implement nut-free policies.
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Stock Epinephrine Laws: Saving Lives in Ohio, Expanding Access in Maine

Good news regarding stock epinephrine laws which are already saving lives.

GA Enacts Law Allowing Stock Epinephrine in Places of Public Accommodation

SB 126 provides the legal framework for placement of epinephrine auto-injectors in restaurants, malls, camps, and other public establishments.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: March 17, 2015

Please note that we have removed two products from the Safe Snack Guide due to a disclosure from the manufacturer.

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