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Hosting a Safe Playdate: Tips for Parents Whose Children Have Friends with Food Allergies
10/11/2017
...Neocate.com Hosting a Safe Playdate: Tips for Parents Whose Children Have Friends with Food Allergies Friends with food allergies can be a challenge for any parent, but for a parent who is not familiar with food allergies, having a food allergic child over to play may seem intimidating. This blog is intended for parents whose children do not have food allergies who would like to know more about food allergies in order to safely...
02/11/2012
...are handled and efforts to minimize cross contamination. For helpful tips, check out this article from Food Allergy Gourmet. Food Safety for Everyone: The risk of cross contamination is not limited to allergy sufferers. Cross contamination of bacteria from foods (such as raw meat, seafood and eggs) is a concern for everyone. Have any of your children experienced an allergic reaction as a result of cross contamination? Any advice to offer other parents? –Mallory West...
07/25/2017
...Planning is always the key to success and essential when your little one has food allergies. Let’s discuss some tips and resources to help you research summer camps for your little one to be sure both your child and the camp are properly equipped to successfully manage their food allergies. Questions that will need answers: What is the camp menu and options for allergy-friendly alternatives? Do they have a dedicated place for allergy-friendly food...
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...
06/10/2014
...out, and summer break is here! Time to relax, and enjoy the season. Many parents of school aged children worry about learning loss during summer vacation. If you are the parent of a seriously food allergic child than you may also be worried about your child’s learning loss in regards to school safety with food allergies. My seven year old daughter with multiple severe food allergies just finished first grade at our local elementary school....
07/19/2017
...cuisine of a favorite local restaurant can make allergen avoidance difficult. Eating out puts the responsibility of allergen on both the diner and the restaurant staff. Research shows that there is ample opportunity for restaurants to improve their food allergy safety practices. According to the Food and Drug Administration Food Code, the person in charge of an establishment should be knowledgeable of food allergies. We cannot guarantee that all staff will be aware, but that...
Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...it’s crucial to educate your child’s teachers and caregivers about food allergy precautions and safety BEFORE the new adventure begins. Remember, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! This post will outline simple steps that you can follow to make sure the transition and first day of school is a safe one for your child. We think these steps will also give you some much-needed peace-of-mind, not to mention we think your...
07/01/2015
...By Kimberly Pellicore, The Food Allergy Mom Kimberly has celiac disease and is a proud mom to two children, one of whom has severe, multiple life-threatening food allergies and asthma. After years of being largely dissatisfied with the lack of credible online and local support systems, she established thefoodallergymom.org to offer parents and caregivers of children with celiac disease, food allergies, and asthma a POSITIVE support network. Follow her on Facebook , Twitter ,...
   
 
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