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Food Allergy News!!

CDC’s Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools and Early Care and Education Programs 

KFA TO BECOME A DIVISION OF AAFA

 Sanofi Announces Auvi-Q™

 Rate of Severe Reactions Higher Than Thought in Young Children with Food Allergies

FAI and FAAN Announce Intent to Merge

‘EpiPen’ proposal, inspired partly by Amarria Johnson’s death, becomes Virginia law

*Allergyready.com -online course-food allergy and anaphylaxis education

*FOX45 Baltimore – Cover Story – Food Allergies-Dr. Wood

*Survey Reveals Emotional Impact of Food Allergy on Children

*Black Children May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy, Study Finds

The Prevalence, Severity, and Distribution of Childhood Food Allergy in the United States

Study: Food allergies more common, more severe among children  

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States: Summary for Patients, Families, and Caregivers (PDF)

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States: Summary of the NIAID-sponsored Expert Panel Report (PDF)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Organizations/Societies/Associations

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)
MedicAlert Foundation
American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
Dey Pharma, L.P. (EpiPen)
Auvi-Q epinephrine autoinjector
Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America
American Medical Association
American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)
Mayo Clinic – food allergies
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
Allergy Safe Communities
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Allergy/ Asthma Information Association (AAIA)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Anaphylaxis Canada
Health Canada
Kids with Food Allergies
Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF)
AllergyHome
The Food Allergy Foundation (FAF™)

Articles/Reports

Food Allergy: An Overiew
ACAAI – FAQ
Allergy-Immunology Glossary
What’s the difference between a food intolerance and a food allergy?
Tips to Remember: Food Allergy
Tips to Remember: Allergy Testing
Understanding Food Allergy
Have Food Allergies?  Read the Label
Food Allergy
Practical Food Allergy Management: A Quick Guide
Managing Allergic Emergencies
Food Allergies: What You Need to Know  (FDA)
FAAN Chef Card Template
Diseases 101: Food Allergy
Food Allergies and Intolerances Resource List for Consumers  December 2010
Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States
Food Allergen Labeling And Consumer Protection Act of 2004 Questions and Answers
Getting Started With Food Allergies: A Guide for Parents (FAAN  Pamphlet)

Books

DVD

One Bite Is All It Takes! (FAAN)

ALLERGIST SEARCH

AAAAI
ACAAI

SUPPORT NETWORKS

FAAN support group directory
AAFA support group directory
Allergy Moms support group directory
Kids with Food Allergies support group directory
Food Allergy Initiative support group directory
Allergic Child support directory
PeanutAllergy.com
Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)
Food Allergy Support
Allergy Moms
Allergic Child
Food Allergy Survivors Together
Spokane Food Allergy Support Network

CHILDREN

Organizations/Societies/Associations

FAAN kids
AAAAI  Kids
Kids Health
Safe4Kids
FAAN Kids Program
FAAN Just for Kids
Food Allergy Kid Spot
Stop Bullying.gov
Dealing with Bullies
Binky Goes Nuts: Understanding Peanut Allergies

Books

  • Allie the Allergic Elephant : A Children’s Story of Peanut Allergies by Nicole Smith
  • Chad the Allergic Chipmunk: A Children’s Story of Nut Allergies by Nicole Smith
  • No Nuts For Me by Aaron Zevy
  • The BugaBees Friends With Food Allergies by Amy Recob
  • The Peanut-Free Café by Gloria Koster
  • One of the Gang by Gina Clowes
  • No Lobster, Please! by Robyn Rogers
  • Cody the Allergic Cow: A Children’s Story of Milk Allergies by Nicole Smith
  • Mommy, Is This Safe to Eat? For Kids Allergic to Peanuts and Tree Nuts, 2nd Edition by Christina Black
  • Taking Food Allergies to School (Special Kids in School) by Ellen Weiner
  • Alexander, the Elephant Who Couldn’t Eat Peanuts (FAAN series)
  • How Lenny Found Out About His Food Allergy (FAAN)
  • Anthony Goes to a Restaurant (FAAN)
  • The Peanut Butter Jam by Elizabeth Sussman Nassau
  • Kim Goes to Camp (FAAN)
  • Andrew and Maya Learn About Food Allergies (FAAN)

DVD

Alexander the Elephant Goes to School (FAAN)
Alexander the Elephant (FAAN)

VIDEO

**new Let’s Learn about Food Allergies

TEENS

Organizations/Societies/Associations

FAAN Teens
FAAN Teen Summit
FAAN College Network
Teens Health
Safe4Kids
FAAN Teens – Food Allergies in the Real World
Why Risk It?
Teens and Anaphylaxis
Stopbullying.gov

Articles/Report

Dating Dos and Don’ts
Teaching older children about their food allergies.
FAAN Talking to Your Teen about Food Allergy
Study Identifies Social and Emotional Concerns of Food-Allergic Teens
FAAN College Network FAQ
Adolescents and Anaphylaxis
College and University Guidelines for Managing Students with Food Allergies
Adolescents and Anaphylaxis
**new Managing your food allergies in dining halls and dorms

DVD

Friends Helping Friends: Make It Your Goal! (FAAN)
One Bite Is All It Takes! (FAAN)

Video

Anaphylaxis Canada YouTube Channel
One child’s Illness, another’s inconvenience

SCHOOL/CAMP/CHILDCARE

Organizations/Societies/Associations

School, Childcare, Camp (FAAN)
Education for school professionals (FAAN)
School Nutrition Foundation (SNF)
Association of Camp Nurses
National Coalition for Food-Safe Schools
Tools to get you started (FAAN)
Management of Food Allergies in a School Setting (AAAAI)
School Tools: Allergy & Asthma Resources for Professionals
Food Allergic Children and School (Allergic Child)
Safe4kids – Section for Schools and Camps
Binky Goes Nuts: Understanding Peanut Allergies
Stopbullying.gov
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies at Camp
National School Food Allergy Guidelines –to be created
Statewide Guidelines for Schools
School Food Allergy Program (FAAN)
Back to School with Food Allergies
Managing Life Threatening Food Allergies in Schools
Food allergy Task Force-Spokane Washington
Calgary Allergy Network
AllergyReady

Articles/Reports

Food Allergy Action Plan (FAAN)
Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan (AAAAI)
Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan
10 Tips to a Healthy Student-School Partnership
101 Non-edible treats!  Safe for food allergies
Managing Food Allergies in the School Setting: Guidance for Parents
College and University Guidelines for Managing Students with Food Allergies
Managing Food Allergies in Childcare
Kids with Food Allergies? 10 Tips for Getting your Kids off to School Safely

Life -Threatening Food Allergies in School and Child Care Settings

Video/Slideshare

Managing Food Allergies in the School Setting Food Allergies: For Elementary School Students Food Allergies: For Secondary School Students
Safe@School

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Organizations/Societies/Associations

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States
What the New Food Allergy Guidelines Offer to Clinicians
Health Professionals (FAAN)
Food Allergy Training Guide for Hospitals (FAAN)
Health Professional Programs
What’s in It for Patients : Why You Need To Know About the Food Allergy Guidelines

The Prevalence, Severity, and Distribution of Childhood Food Allergy in the United States

FOOD INDUSTRY

Organizations/Societies/Associations

ServSafe Food Handler Program
Culinary Institute of America – Food Allergies, Sensitivities & Dietary Restrictions
Allergy Chefs, Inc.

Books

  • Serving People with Food Allergies: Kitchen Management and Menu Creation by Joel J. Schaefer

Articles/Reports

FAAN Food Industry and Service Professionals
FAAN Welcoming Guests with Food Allergies
Massachusetts Restaurant Law Going into Effect
Food Allergy and Cross-Contact Restaurant Poster

Video

FAAN Restaurant Training video

DINING OUT

Books

  • allergic girl by sloane miller
  • Let’s Eat Out with Celiac/Coeliac & Food Allergies! by Kim Koeller and Robert La France

DIETARY/NUTRITION

Organizations/Societies/Associations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Let’s Move! – Eat Healthy
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
MyPlate
Dietitians of Canada

 

BABYSITTERS

Articles/Reports

FAAN Training a Babysitter
Allergy Free Table –Online training course
GirlsLife.com – Food Allergy 411 for Babysitters
Food Allergy Drop-Off and Baby Sitter Form-AllergyHome

DVD

FAAN  When Others Care For Your Child
FAAN   One Bite Is All It Takes!

GRANDPARENTS

Articles/Reports

Grandparent’s Guide: Caring for Grandchildren who have Food Allergies 
Explaining Food Allergy to Grandparents
Grandparents Guide to Food Allergies
How To Teach Others About Your Child’s Food Allergies

DVD

FAAN  – One Bite Is All It Takes!

Video

Dr. Wood Explaining Food Allergy to Grandparents

RELATIVES

Articles/Reports

Caution, Relatives Ahead
How To Teach Others About Your Child’s Food Allergies

DVD
FAAN  – One Bite Is All It Takes!

BULLYING

Organizations/Societies/Associations

Dealing with Bullies
Stopbullying.gov
National PTA

Articles/Reports

Obama says he was bullied, knows what kids endure
Food allergies make kids a target of bullies

504 PLANS

Education & Advocacy Solutions
FAAN
Food Allergy Initiative
National Center for Learning  Disabilities
Protecting Students With Disabilities

COOKBOOKS

  • What’s to Eat? The Milk-Free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free Food Allergy Cookbook by Linda Marienhoff Coss
  • The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book by Kelly Rudnicki
  • What Else is to Eat? by Linda Marienhoff Coss
  • Bakin’ Without Eggs: Delicious Egg-Free Dessert Recipes from the Heart and Kitchen of a 
Food-Allergic Family by Rosemarie Emro

APPS

MyEpiPenAPP
AllergyEatsMobile
The 12 Best Allergy iPhone & Android APPS of 2013
Auvi -Q App

 

MAGAZINES

Living Without – magazine for people with allergies and food sensitivities
Allergic Living – Allergies, Asthma & Gluten-free

MUSIC

CD – You Must Be Nuts!
CD  – Food Allergies Rock!

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