Newly-Diagnosed Spotlight: Yi Lian

This month, we had the privilege of talking with Yi Lian. Yi is a member of the Montreal Anaphylaxis Support Group. Her toddler was recently diagnosed with food allergies. Here, she tells us about her family’s journey as they work to manage their son’s allergies. Please tell our readers a bit about how you learned…  Read More

Food Allergy Risk-Reduction Through the Seasons: Winter Skin Care Tips

For adults, kids, and teens managing food allergies, the winter season poses some unique challenges. One common question is how to keep skin and lips moist in the cold, dry winter months. Because lip balms, moisturizing creams, bath oils, and sunscreen make direct contact with the mouth, eyes, or hands, they need to be treated…  Read More

Ways to give – March 2017

Help us to support you! Please consider donating to Food Allergy Canada. With your support, we can: Provide critical education and personalized support programs that are medically reviewed and content rich for adults, children, educators, employers, and the community. Advocate with government and industry to improve the quality of life for people with food allergies: whether that’s…  Read More

From the community – March 2017

This month from the community, we hear from a mother and her journey on parenting a child with multiple food allergies. It’s a powerful story and we thank her for sharing her journey with us.  We also have a new peanut/tree nut free recipe to share from our friends at SMARTIES.   Parenting a child…  Read More

Get involved – March 2017

This month, find out where and when the March support groups are being held, learn about our upcoming 2017 Teen Workshop, and find out how you can connect with us through Facebook and Twitter!   Support group meetings in March – Ontario and Nova Scotia Support groups provide a warm and caring environment for you to get…  Read More

Advocacy and research – March 2017

Below you will find our latest update regarding McDonald’s, and details about exciting new research from Hamilton’s McMaster Immunology Research Centre that has been recently published. The research looks at the cause of lifelong food allergies. Check it out!   The latest with McDonald’s As you know, last month, we met with President & CEO…  Read More

Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – March 2017

This month, you can register for our March 9th webinar on the new guidelines for introducing peanut to babies, check out the Pryde Family Travel Grant to see if you or someone you know is eligible to apply, and read our food allergy tips for Spring Break. You’re invited! Upcoming webinar on the new guidelines…  Read More

A Winning Profile: Secord Elementary School Wins the 2016 Allergy-Friendly Food Drive Challenge

Last fall, we launched the Allergy Friendly Food Drive Challenge as part of our Summer of TAG program with Canadian hall-of-fame racecar driver Alex Tagliani. Spearheaded by Tagliani, and supported by Pfizer, the Canadian distributor of EpiPen®, this initiative raised awareness of food allergies, and garnered the support and participation of schools across Canada. During…  Read More