Tag: emergency action plan

Lessons to be Learned from the Connor Donaldson Inquest

The loss is yet another in a long line of horrific, preventable tragedies, but there are lessons to be learned from the details of the child's exposure and the subsequent attempts at first aid.

Food Allergies and Summer Camp: What We Learned from the Jack...

As we approach the summer camp enrollment season, here are some considerations highlighted by this tragedy.

New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers

Parents, share these resolutions with your child's teachers, school nurse and administrators.

Allergic Living: Lessons from a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Allergic Living has posted an excellent article in response to the tragic death of Natalie Giorgi, the 13 year old girl who suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis after biting into a treat made with peanut butter.

FARE Publishes Updated Emergency Action Plan Template

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) has published an update to their emergency action plan template.

Back-to-School: Important Notes Regarding Auto-Injectors

A roundup of the epinephrine auto-injector market and some important reminders as we head into the back-to-school season.

Update to Natalie Giorgi Tragedy

This is an update to our previous story regarding the tragic death of 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi, who accidentally ingested a treat containing peanut butter and suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis.
Take 2 along everywhere... every time

Take 2 Along Everywhere… Every Time!

Don't let your child's story be a cautionary tale to other parents.

Auvi-Q Voice Guided Epinephrine Auto-Injector Now Available in US

The Auvi-Q voice guided epinephrine auto-injector is now available from retail pharmacies in the US with a prescription.
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Must See Video: “Food Allergies Don’t Take Vacations”

Brian Hom tells the heart-wrenching story of the family vacation that ended in tragedy after his son consumed a dessert contaminated with peanut.

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