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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – February 2018

Read a personal introduction from Jennifer Gerdts, our new Executive Director. Plus, applications are now open for the Pryde Family Travel Grant and Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award – the winners could be awarded $500-$1,000.

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, be sure to read up on our tips on how to keep safe. We have tips for parents, teens, adults, and educators.


Jennifer Gerdts

A personal introduction from Jennifer Gerdts

Learn more about our new Executive Director.

In her personal introduction, Jennifer shares her journey with food allergy and what led her to become our new leader.

Read more.


Valentine’s Day tips

With Valentine’s Day nearing, check out our articles below for tips on ensuring a safe and happy Valentine’s Day:


The Pryde Family Travel Grant and the Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award

Enter to win our grants/awards this year. Learn about them below and please share with anyone who may qualify!

The Pryde Family Travel Grant

For graduate students, medical students, and health care professionals with an interest in food allergy/anaphylaxis. The Pryde Family Travel Grant offers two grants valued at $500 each to help cover the costs for attending an academic program or event related to food allergies. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award

For students entering their first year or continuing their studies at a post-secondary institution. The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award offers two awards of $1,000 each. Applicants do not need to have food allergies to be eligible for the award. Learn more and apply by June 22, 2018.