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It begins with you: Write to your MP to support our budget submission

There is still time to help #MakeFoodAllergyCount with the federal government. Last month, along with the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI),...
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Emerade™ epinephrine auto-injectors will soon be available in Canada

Bausch Health, Canada, has advised that in the fall this year, Emerade epinephrine auto-injectors will be available in Canada. We have been strongly advocating over...
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Managing roommates and food allergy

Growing up with food allergies, home always felt like a safe place where you could comfortably eat what you wanted without fear of cross-contamination...
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#FoodAllergyChampions: Meet food allergy mom and book author Michelle Nel

Michelle Nel - This month we’re featuring Michelle Nel, a #FoodAllergyChampion in our community, who has combined her passion for writing with spreading food...
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The feeling of an allergic reaction

A few years ago, I had the unpleasant experience of developing new and unexpected allergies and was not able to get tested for a...
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Mythbuster – If someone has a peanut allergy, should they avoid all legumes?

Peanuts grow underground and are part of the legume family, which includes green beans, peas, and lentils. However, the majority of individuals allergic to...
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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – July 2020

Find out what’s next with our National Food Allergy Action Plan, check out our “Creating a better future” webinar recordings and join us in...
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Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award

The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award is a Food Allergy Canada sponsored award, made possible through an educational grant from TD Securities. Two individuals in...
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Mythbuster – Can avoiding allergenic foods during pregnancy and breastfeeding prevent food allergy in...

Women do not need to avoid certain allergenic foods during pregnancy or breastfeeding according to current research. There is no evidence that avoidance prevents...
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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – June 2020

Register now for our upcoming webinars in our “Creating a better future” series. Read our statement on ALLERJECT® being available in Canada. Get answers...
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Mythbuster – If someone has a tree nut allergy, should they avoid peanuts?

Tree nuts such as almonds and cashews grow on trees but having a tree nut allergy doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re also allergic to...
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In a time of health care anxiety, Canadians living with food allergy have one...

TORONTO | The arrival of a second supplier for epinephrine auto-injectors is a big win for Canadians affected by food allergy or at risk...
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ALLERJECT® will soon be available in Canada!

Today, kaléo announced that ALLERJECT® epinephrine auto-injectors will be widely available in pharmacies across Canada starting May 19, 2020. With ALLERJECT, Canadians now have...
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Food Allergy Awareness Month: Get involved virtually!

Today marks the first day of Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada and although the month may not look like what we originally planned,...
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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...