Food Allergy Canada

Food Allergy Canada
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Food Allergy Canada educates, supports and advocates for the needs of people living with food allergies and the risk of anaphylaxis. We also support and participate in food allergy research.
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Student-led emergency response teams on campus

At McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, a group of student volunteers are a part of the Emergency First Response Team (EFRT) which provides emergency...
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Join us at our 2020 National Conference: Creating a better future

Early bird registration now open! - Come out on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, ON and learn from...
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Get involved – January 2020

Participate in our many webinars offered this month and sign up your 7- to 15-year-old for the winter session of Allergy Pals/Allies online mentorship....
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Tips for holiday parties with food allergy

It’s that time of year. Potlucks, parties, and holiday presents are fresh on everyone’s mind. I recently got home from a lovely wedding a...
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Holiday contest

Special offer | Until December 24th, donate $100 or more to Food Allergy Canada and be entered into a draw to win 2 tickets...
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Giving Tuesday offer + save the date

Special Giving Tuesday offer - Donate $100 or more to Food Allergy Canada on December 3 2019 and be entered into a draw to...
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Mythbuster – Is only one dose of epinephrine needed to treat an anaphylactic reaction?

FACT: A second dose of epinephrine can be given as early as 5 minutes after the first dose if there is no improvement in...
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Advocacy and research – November 2019

Hear about the medical conferences we attended this past month where we learned more about food allergy research, and helped to ensure food allergy...
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Be heard this election + discover what each party has to say about food...

The responses are in! Find out how the major national parties responded to our uestionnaire on food allergy policy. We asked them whether they...
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EpiPen advisory update

Pfizer Canada released an advisory notice regarding a manufacturing issue that may affect a very small quantity of EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® auto-injectors in...
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Light The Way: Shine a teal light on food allergy this Halloween

Help us take the fright out of food allergy this Halloween! Make it a safer, more inclusive holiday for everyone, while also increasing food...
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Mythbuster – Food allergy cannot be outgrown – fact or fiction?

Allergies to peanut, tree nuts, and crustaceans and molluscs tend to be lifelong. Some allergies, such as milk and egg, may be outgrown by...
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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – September 2019

Get an update on our National Food Allergy Action Plan, read the latest EpiPen® supply update, meet the winners of the 2019 Sabrina Shannon...
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