Press Releases

Tagliani Foundation Fundraising Donation

Anaphylaxis Canada would like to thank Alex and Bronte Tagliani for their very generous fundraising donation of over $37,000, in support of allergy education initiatives. The Tagliani Foundation hosted the Karting Challenge in Mirabel on July 5, 2014 and their first annual Golf Classic on September 30,2014 at Le Mirage Golf Club in Terrebonne, Quebec, in support…  Read More

Epipen® Marketer King Pharmaceuticals Canada™ Teams up with Westjet to Equip Airline’s Fleet with Epipen® Auto-Injectors

Airline and EpiPen® Marketer Want Travelers at Risk of Severe Allergic Reactions to Feel Better Prepared MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 2 /CNW/ – King Pharmaceuticals Canada™ and WestJet today announced that they are working together on a new initiative that will see the Calgary-based airline equip all of its aircraft with EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr (0.3 mg and…  Read More

Prime Minister Harper urged to keep government’s promise to Canadian families dealing with severe food allergies

On eve of Halloween, two and half year old food labelling regulations wait for approval TORONTO, Oct. 28 /CNW/ – Ghoulish Halloween costumes are not nearly as scary to the 2 million Canadians affected by serious food allergies as the lingering fate of proposed food labelling regulations. The changes, announced in July 2008, are intended to make…  Read More

Anaphylaxis Canada launches innovative online course to help educators be Allergy Aware and keep students safe at school

Bilingual resource to be made available to every school across the country TORONTO, ON – September 17, 2014 – Today, Anaphylaxis Canada is launching a new resource for educators to help keep students at risk of anaphylaxis safe at school. Anaphylaxis in Schools: What Educators Need to Know is the first in a series of three bilingual…  Read More

City of Hamilton launches stock epinephrine auto-injector pilot project at Jackson Square mall

Security guards to carry epinephrine auto-injectors TORONTO, ON – September 8, 2014 – A pilot project is being launched in Hamilton, Ontario today to examine the effects of stocking epinephrine auto-injectors (EAIs) at Jackson Square shopping mall. As part of the project, security guards have been trained to identify the symptoms and signs of anaphylaxis, the most serious…  Read More

President’s Choice® and No Name® Peanut-Free Products are an easy solution for families with peanut allergy

Canada’s largest grocer grows peanut-free offerings and makes it easy to find in store BRAMPTON, ON, Aug. 19 /CNW/ – A recent study found that approximately two per cent of Canadian children have a peanut allergy, which represents approximately one out of 50 kids across the country.1  The safety of these children amongst classmates, siblings and friends…  Read More

New Blog for Adults with Food Allergies

Anaphylaxis Canada is proud to announce a new resource for adults affected by food allergies. The “Adults with Allergies” blog (www.adultswithallergies.com) was created to provide information and advice on issues that are specific to the needs of the growing number of adults who are at-risk for anaphylaxis. Kyle Dine, who manages the blog for Anaphylaxis Canada, explained: “Many…  Read More