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Raising awareness with snack bags: Meet #FoodAllergyChampion Ruth

Ruth is a creative food allergy mom from Waterdown, ON who is passionate about raising food allergy awareness. This year for Food Allergy Awareness...
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Giving back at a young age: Meet #FoodAllergyChampion Olivia King

Olivia King is a talented and creative 10-year-old from Toronto, ON who is on a mission to help others with food allergy like herself....
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It’s Food Allergy Awareness Month: Join the #KnowItTreatIt conversation and win!

Food Allergy Awareness Month (FAAM) is here! - Watch: Jennifer talks about the Know it. Treat it. Campaign and shares her story. This year,...
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Mythbuster: If someone has a crustacean allergy, should they avoid edible insects like crickets?

Some of the proteins in edible insects, like crickets and mealworms, are similar to those found in crustaceans (e.g. crab, shrimp, lobster). This is...
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New: Health Canada provides information on the potential risks of pea protein for people...

People with peanut allergy may have an allergic reaction to foods containing ingredients that come from peas, like pea protein or pea protein isolate....
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Mythbuster: Can epinephrine auto-injectors be given through clothing?

FACT: Yes, epinephrine auto-injectors (e.g. EpiPen®, ALLERJECT®, EmeradeTM) can be given through clothing if necessary, but it’s best to avoid seams and pockets. The...
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Webinars and events – March 2022

Register for our upcoming webinar on food allergy and asthma with expert speakers Dr. Mariam Hanna and Dr. Doug Mack. Sign up for a...
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Mythbuster: Is it okay to wait and see before administering epinephrine when having symptoms...

Symptoms of anaphylaxis can occur suddenly and progress quickly. The first 30 minutes are critical, so it’s important to always take a possible reaction...
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New “May contain milk” statement on select Dempster’s Sliced Bread Products

Bimbo Canada, the parent company of Dempster’s®, wants to inform consumers about a change to select sliced bread products effective February 10th, 2022. What’s...
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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – January 2022

Check out our 2021 year in review, find out how your donations helped to #MakeFoodAllergyCount, and learn how you can support our goals this...