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Food Labelling 101

Reading and understanding food labels is one of the key ways you can work to prevent reactions and stay safe. Here is a quick guide to understanding food labels as you make choices for you and your family. For more information, please also see the links we provide at the bottom of this post. Three…  Read More

How to Report a Reaction

To Report a Reaction to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency If you believe you had a reaction from a product that may have contained one of Canada’s priority allergens, but it was not list on the ingredient list of the product, you can report the incident to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The complaint…  Read More

Multiple Food Allergies

 Quick Facts A person can be allergic to any food. Some people have allergies to several different foods. Education and awareness are very important in managing multiple food allergies. A Unique Challenge for Families If your child has been diagnosed with more than one food allergy, you may feel overwhelmed at first. This is natural….  Read More

Food Labelling

Understanding Food Labels One of the most important things you can do is to read food labels — and make a habit of checking ingredients carefully. This will help to prevent reactions to your allergens. Label-Reading Tips Read food labels each and every time you buy something. Manufacturers can change their production process and alter…  Read More

Dining Out

Dining out with food allergies can be a challenge, but it can be done safely. The best way to stay safe is by being informed and communicating your needs. Before You Go: Be Informed Visit the restaurant website and review the menu and allergy policies. If possible, phone ahead and talk to the restaurant manager…  Read More