Tag: anaphylaxis

AAFA Honor Roll

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Announces 2019 State Honor Roll...

Ranks the states with the best public policies for people with asthma, food allergies, anaphylaxis and related allergic diseases in K-12 schools.
School Buses

Your Child is Protected by Epinephrine at Home and School. What...

Many school districts have yet to address this issue. Do you know if your district does?
Paramedics

Study: Emergency Department Visits for Anaphylaxis have Skyrocketed Since 2008

Study reveals visits increased 3.2-fold among children from 2008 to 2016 and 1.9-fold among adults.
Governor Pritzker

Illinois Enacts Law Requiring Insurance to Cover Epinephrine Auto-Injectors for Children

This legislation takes a big step forward in protecting our children and families.
PSA

Watch: ‘Spell it Out’, A New Public Service Announcement About Food...

PSA Stars Teen Actors Mace Coronel and Laya Hayes and Real Students with Food Allergies.
Monopoly Man

Sanofi Seeking Billions from Mylan in EpiPen Antitrust Suit

Sordid details of anticompetitive behavior alleged in court filing.
Air Asia — Now everyone can fly?

Couple Left Stranded in Philippines After Air Asia Bans Them Due...

Couple were left to fend for themselves with no hotel, dwindling funds, and an airline voucher for which the airline refused to let them board.
Natalie Giorgi

Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Act to Protect Individuals with Food Allergies Signed...

Law requires all food handlers to have a certification in safe food handling practices for major food allergens.
Sesame Seeds

Illinois Enacts Law Requiring Food Manufacturers to Label for Sesame

Sesame joins the Top 8 in Illinois. The FDA should follow suit.
Raffi Pownall

Boy Died After Father Mistakenly Gave Him Chocolate Bar Containing Milk

Raffi became ill and vomited after eating a few chunks of the chocolate bar. It was then that Mr Pownall carefully reread the label.

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