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Elijah and Oakley

Families Channel Their Losses into Food Allergy Advocacy to Protect Our...

"No parent wants to be me. You don’t want to see your kid die in front of you from eating a piece of cake."
Shahida Shahid

Inquest Testimony Shows Lax Procedures, Miscommunication in Food Allergy Death

Testimony by head chef lays bare that no one person was in charge of ensuring Shahida Shahid's safety at "Almost Famous".
Louis Tate

What We Learned from the Louis Tate Inquest

Louis was a 13 year old boy who was likely the victim of sloppy hospital procedures. We offer a suggestion on how to protect against such errors.
Megan Lee

Men Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Megan Lee

Megan, who had a tree nut allergy, suffered anaphylaxis after consuming take-out from a local Indian restaurant.
Elijah Silvera

The Passing of 3 Year-Old Elijah Silvera and How to Help...

The Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services was closed pending an investigation.
Justin Mathews

Man Dies After Inhaling Walnut Particles from Sandblasting

'He inhaled probably a lot of walnut particles from the walnut blasting compound that was all over there....'

Nine Year-Old Girl Passes After Allergic Reaction Despite Epinephrine

Nainika suffered cardiac arrest immediately after ingesting the allergen leaving no time for the medication to take effect.
Karanbir Cheema

Food Allergy Bullying Leads to Death of 13 Year Old Boy,...

An avoidable, senseless death of a young boy who went off to school one morning and never came home.

What We Learned from the Georgia Murphy Inquest

Georgia's family received few answers. We look for the lessons we can learn to prevent similar tragedies from befalling the community.
Nassar Ahmed

Lessons to be Learned from the Nasar Ahmed Inquest

Takeaways that should be considered for all school age children with severe food allergies.

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