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05/28/2015
...serve in school nutrition. I know what it’s like to worry about sending your child with a food allergy to school. My goal is to empower school nutrition professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage food allergies in school kitchens and cafeterias.” Grennan serves on the Food Allergy Management & Education (FAME)national advisory board, where she is honored to share her unique perspective on the management of food allergies in school nutrition....
10/24/2017
...help them understand the dangers of taking just a small taste of a food he/she might be allergic to. If prescribed, always have Epinephrine on hand in case of a severe reaction to one of the food allergens. Advocate The biggest movement to date to help raise awareness for food allergies and drive inclusion for all is Food Allergy Research & Education’s (FARE) Teal Pumpkin Project. Teal Pumpkin Project acknowledges food allergies and creates awareness...
07/10/2017
...user-friendly and easy to navigate. The interface is clean in appearance and easy to understand. Plus, the app is FREE to download in the Apple Store. Check it out! – Kendra Chanae Chapman About the Author Kendra Chanae Chapman, a 26-year-old Chicago native currently living in Los Angeles, has lived with food allergies for most of her life. Her primary mission has become to raise awareness, especially in the African-American community. Kendra’s food allergy journey...
04/24/2015
...prepared” with both plans in place and an emergency kit. Following are some suggestions for both. Plans Wear a food allergy awareness bracelet Prepare an Emergency Action Plan Schedule Calendar alerts for updating allergy-related information and Emergency Kits Emergency Kit Decide where emergency kits are needed: home, school and travel/car Store kits in a temperature-controlled area Use an easily accessible, durable case that is clearly marked Supplies: 2 epinephrine auto-injectors, if prescribed Oral antihistamines Small...
06/29/2010
...Anyone who has eaten something and then experiences an unpleasant reaction has probably wondered if they have a food allergy. In fact, one out of three individuals thinks they may have a food allergy or may modify their diet due to a suspicion. Occuring to AAAAI statistics, yet only around 6% of children under the age of three are affected by food allergies, but most out grow these allergies as adults. What all...
08/11/2016
...It has been said before and it should be said again: allergies are no laughing matter. Food allergies are a serious health concern affecting 1 out 13 children in the United States, and behind every one of those children is a devoted parent. Being on a food allergy journey with a child is not easy, and every family’s experience is different. But no matter the trials, food allergy parents can all agree that they...
08/13/2015
...for both the school communities and parents. B is for bringing allergy awareness supplies to school. Besides hand sanitizers and sanitizing wipes to reduce the risk of surface allergen contamination, other items might be worth consideration too. Here are some suggestions for allergy-related gear and allergy-safe foods. Safety tattoos may be a good idea, especially at the beginning of the school year and for younger students until the school staff becomes familiar with your child’s...
02/20/2014
...out to a child when they are observed promoting food allergy awareness. Another fantastic website to check out is Allergy Home. They have a large array of really nice posters, which can be downloaded for free and displayed anywhere in classrooms or organizations too. In addition to the free posters on this site, there is also a 4½ minute learning module on food allergies for elementary school-aged children. You can review the learning pieces on...
   
 
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