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Congratulations to the 2015 Recipients of the Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award

Food Allergy Canada would like to congratulate the recipients of the sixth annual Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award: Katherine Lorette (Rothesay, NB) and Shayna Rak (Vaughan, ON). Shayna and Katherine were selected from a large number of applicants for their demonstrated commitment to raising awareness and educating others about severe allergies. Katherine is 18 years old…  Read More

Helping Kids Get Ready for a New School Year

Each new school year brings new circumstances for parents of students with food allergies. Here are some tips for parents in preparing their kids for a new year. Young Children Once you have talked about your child’s needs with the school, be sure to talk with your child, so that he or she is prepared. Laura Bantock,…  Read More

Teaming Up with Racecar Driver Alex Tagliani for Food Allergy Awareness

The Summer of TAG, a joint initiative undertaken by NASCAR/Indy Race Care driver Alex Tagliani and Food Allergy Canada, with the support of Pfizer Canada (Canadian distributor of EpiPen®), raised awareness about food allergies and food allergy management across Canada this summer. Alex’s racing summer started off with a bang on June 21st in Round…  Read More

Thank you to the friends and family of Sean Delaney for your generous support

On behalf of the team at Food Allergy Canada (formerly Anaphylaxis Canada), we wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to the friends, family and colleagues of Sean Delaney. The committee – led by Kiki Delaney and Robbie Pryde – included Bruce Croxon, Stephen Delaney, David Delaney, Mike Delaney, Sandy Delaney, John Esteireiro, Lori Heller, Molly…  Read More

Sign up today for our free anaphylaxis information session (Hamilton, September 21)

Join us for an evening of discussions about food allergies and anaphylaxis and how to respond in an emergency. Find out what you need to know about anaphylaxis from Dr. Susan Waserman from McMaster University and representatives from Food Allergy Canada (formerly Anaphylaxis Canada). Hear from partner organizations about the “stock epinephrine” pilot project underway…  Read More

Quebec: Woman with Wasp Allergy Saved by Quick-Thinking Pharmacist

Josée Asselin, from the Laurentians, was gardening at home when she got stung by a wasp. She began to have a reaction on her skin and decided to drive to the pharmacy for antihistamines. Just before she reached the pharmacy, she started to have trouble breathing. As Asselin walked into the pharmacy, pharmacist Ugo Deschênes…  Read More

Welcome to our new blog!

We’re very excited to be launching our new blog today! In this space, we will be blogging the latest Food Allergy Canada news and updates from the world of research, as well as ideas, views and information from across the food allergy community. Our big news is the re-launch of our organization. Formerly known as…  Read More