Tag: anaphylaxis

New Book Teaches Children About Food Allergies

We're pleased to announce the publication of a new book geared toward teaching young children about food allergies.

Safe Snack Guide Part of School District’s New Policy

Washoe County School District's new policy makes specific reference to the Safe Snack Guide, our comprehensive list of snacks free of peanuts, tree nuts, and eggs, to help parents plan in-school activities involving food.

A Mom’s Perspective: A Guide to Registering Your Child with Food...

A mom's step-by-step guide to registering your food allergic child for kindergarten. Even if you have older school-aged children, check out the policies we advocate and compare them to those at your school!
Vaccine

Study: Anaphylaxis Extremely Rare As Result of Vaccine Administration

A UK study found that anaphylaxis occurred rarely as a result of common pediatric immunizations and not at all as a result of infant and preschool immunizations.
Ammaria Johnson

Virginia First Grader Dies of Allergic Reaction in School

A Virginia first grader died Monday shortly after suffering an apparent allergic reaction to something she ate at school.
University Medical Center Groningen

Study: Peanut Sensitivity Rises with Age in Children and Young Adults

The results of a study indicate sensitivity to peanuts in allergic children and young adults rises with age.

Support the “School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act”

US Senators have introduced legislation which could potentially safeguard the lives of millions of school children with known food allergies and many more that have not been diagnosed.

Open Letter: Why Your Child Can’t Bring Peanut Butter to School...

A non-confrontational letter explaining the need for allergen restrictions in school.

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