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Change is in the Air!

I know these changes will make our schools a better and safer environment for my children, as well as ALL the other current and future students who have food allergies! THAT is the real prize! That was the hope, the dream and the goal! Our work is not finished yet, but simply by speaking out- we have been able to influence others to improve the previous policies.

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Open letter about our school going peanut free

I am posting this letter written, by a friend- and I think it deserves to be shared!~ open letter about our school going peanut free by Food Allergies – Skinny Lou Allergy Cookies on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 I know what you’re thinking:  I’m a hypochondriac mom. Or I’m a helicopter mom. Or I’m a stay at home mom […]

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Letter to School and Classmates:

This is the letter I typed up for my son’s preschool and classmates that was handed out with the other school paperwork at orientation. I thought it may be helpful to others~Please feel free to copy, change or use as you see fit. I believe that most all the allergy information I provided came from […]

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Some Stats on Food Allergies

These are from the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: More than 12 million Americans have food allergies. That’s one in 25, or 4 percent of the population. ƒ The incidence of food allergy is highest in young children – one in 17 among those under age 3. ƒ About 3 million children in the U.S. have food […]

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Grocery Source

I have found a wonderful new source for Allergen Groceries!  and the BEST PART? They have a page where you can check off the foods you need to avoid, and get a list of products!! 🙂 This is worth its weight in gold!! https://www.navanfoods.com/node/1167/ This will help you get a great list of foods and brands […]

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Corn Allergy

Corn Allergy is, in my opinion,  the most frustrating allergy to have. You must avoid not only corn on the cob, corn chowder etc, but any product that uses corn derivatives, such as corn syrup, corn starch, corn meal. Corn is even used in medicines, vitamins, toiletries, and packaging.  Unfortunately it also is NOT an […]

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Peanut Allergies in the news 4/3/2011

Posted: April 3 Updated: Today at 12:03 AM Families Today: Rise in peanut allergies tough nut for scientists By DR. T. BERRY BRAZELTON and DR. JOSHUA SPARROW   Q: Why are peanut allergies so much more prevalent than they used to be? — Via email     A: It is estimated that 1 percent of children […]

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Tree-nut Allergy

Whether your child [or you] have an allergy to one of the list of tree nuts, or to ALL of them, chances are you have been told to avoid them all.  A reason behind this is that so many are processed in the same facilities, making  cross contamination a real possibility. Tree nut allergies also […]

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Chicken Ginger Soup

A great soup day~ So decided to make Jacobs favorite [and mine too!]. 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, [I put them in whole, once cooked I remove and shred] 2 cartons [dairy-soy-wheat-free] chicken broth 1 bag baby carrots, cut in half 1 bunch of celery- cut up salt, pepper, ginger powder, and tsp+ of fresh […]

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Egg Allergy

Egg allergies are scary to me. My chiropractors grandson has an egg allergy, and went into anaphylactic shock, lips turning black, and stopped breathing after eating scrambled eggs at about 2 years old.  So when Jacob was having his 1st allergy scratch test done, they also tested him for eggs. The largest welt on his […]

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