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11/17/2014
...by not just bringing in food, but also flowers, carnations, cups, dishes and so on… 3. Labels and color-coding:Labels are very helpful that enable vital information regarding different ingredients in the food item. If you’re a host, be sure to label every ingredient in the food item for food-allergic guests. If you’re invited to a gathering, plan ahead and suggest the idea to the host of having food labels. Color-coded utensils can be a great...
06/10/2014
...Always ask /call parent or caregiver before eating any snack or treat not from home. Food Label Reading: Read every food label twice as those tiny words can be tricky. (We are having our seven year old learn to read labels , but she still needs help for now). Ask a food allergy aware adult to double check the ingredient list. (I have misread labels in the past). Prepared Traveling: Always traveling with safe snacks....
01/26/2017
...allergies. I often suggest parents sign up for food allergy alerts from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 5. Avoid mixing allowable foods on your child’s plate with non-allowable/questionable foods. When a non-allowable food interacts with allowable food, we consider it contaminated. for example, A hamburger patty that was briefly in a wheat hamburger bun is considered contaminated. Try to get into the kitchen to read labels and make your child’s plate safe BEFORE exiting...
01/11/2016
...When not in your care, make sure the caregiver is aware of your child’s allergy and consider using a form of medical identification, such as a Medical Alert Bracelet or something similar: Allergy Apparel Tell your child about their allergy. Help them understand they need to help protect themselves and take care of their body. Encourage them to tell people about their allergy. Teach your child how to read food labels. Let them know that...
05/28/2015
...hundreds of food labels. I knew they implement cross-contact prevention strategies as they prepare thousands of meals every day. They wash hands and change gloves between every new task. They check and recheck lists of students with noted food allergies. But still, I was anxious about sending my baby to buy lunch at school when pineapple was on the menu. I spoke to the district level supervisor responsible for managing food allergies to...
09/21/2010
...When you have a child with food allergies, it can be hard to leave them on the first day of school or send them off on a field trip. Will your child remember to avoid milk or gluten products? Will her teacher remember your little one can’t have those cupcakes? What if a classmate and your child trade lunches? These are all valid questions that must haunt a parent of a child with severe...
06/17/2010
...child’s age. These have been studied more extensively than food-based thickeners. If your child has food allergies, ensure the thickener doesn’t contain any of their allergens. You should read labels and call the company that makes the thickener to be sure it’s free of your child’s allergens. A few options in the market, and the manufacturer guidance on who can use the product, include: GelMix (not for use with infants under 42 weeks gestational age...
How to Explain Food Allergies to Relatives AND Help Them Understand Why They’re Important
09/17/2015
...make sure they do too! Be detailed. Assume that they don’t know anything. Give them the most basic details you can think of, even if you think those details are common sense. Be thorough. Let them know that certain foods have different names on labels. Write those names down for them so they know what foods to avoid buying. For example, if your child has a peanut allergy, your family should know all the ingredient...
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