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Teen Workshop and Baseball Game – May 28th in Toronto

We are hosting a grand slam event for teens with food allergies on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Our annual teen workshop will feature a fun-filled morning with interactive presentations, lively discussions, and team-building activities lead by our Youth Advisory Panel, followed by an afternoon trip to the Toronto Blue Jays Game where seats are reserved…  Read More

Call for participants: A study on food allergy in twins

If you are a parent of a twin or twins with food allergy or are an adult twin with food allergy, you are invited to participate in a study that began last year called START (Susceptibility To Food Allergy in a Registry of Twins). Please see the note below from the research team for the…  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

Latest update: We’ve met with McDonald’s!

We met with President & CEO John Betts and his team at McDonald’s to discuss their recent allergy-related changes and how they impact this community. It was a good first meeting. We had an open dialogue with McDonald’s on this issue and brought forward your feedback regarding these changes. McDonald’s expressed their commitment to working…  Read More