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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – December 2022

December 9, 2022

Learn about our new holiday campaign and how you can support having a better #FoodAllergyFuture. Plus, find out how to navigate food allergy during the holidays with our tips and resources and through our encore webinar series. Check out our job posting, we’re looking for a Marketing Communications Specialist to join our team. Be sure to join us in thanking our funders for their generous support of our initiatives this year.

Become a part of Canada’s #FoodAllergyFuture

You and other members of our food allergy community have been instrumental in helping us advocate to make big impacts like making food labels clearer, creating policies in schools to make safer spaces for all our kids, and ensuring we now have 3 auto-injector suppliers in Canada.

Now we need your help to continue making transformational change. Donate now to help ignite these initiatives for 2023 and beyond: 

Access to evidence-based information and support at diagnosis and during critical life transitions – no one should be left behind 

Access to accurate ingredient information – everyone has a right to know what’s in their food 

Access to epinephrine and knowing when and how to treat anaphylaxis - taking the fear out of anaphylaxis and empowering Canadians 

Educating the next generation – to help build informed and supportive communities

Be a part of Canada’s food allergy future and donate now. Donate $20 or more and get your year-end tax receipt right away! 

Holiday tips and celebrating safely

It’s the holiday season, and we’re here to support you and your loved ones with food allergy. 

In our food allergy and the holidays section, you’ll find a variety of tips and resources to help you navigate this year’s festivities with confidence, including: 

Food allergy doesn't take holidays

Plus, in this season of giving, find: 

Encore presentation series: Celebrating safely

As you plan for get-togethers with family and friends this season, watch our celebrating safely series to prepare for the holidays. Check out our videos below! 

For young kids

These interactive sessions involved a trained peer mentor discussing key educational points, while leading the participants in games and activities.

Holidays with food allergy

Learn how to stay safe with food allergy during the holidays.  

Reading ingredient lists

Learn about reading ingredient labels, the triple check, priority food allergens, and the meaning of “may contain” statements.  

For anyone interested in food allergy 

Food allergy Do’s and Don’ts

Get educated with these quick and fun “do’s and don’ts” videos for simple ways of keeping safe.

Celebrate safely


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No picking

Discover more tips for navigating the holidays safely with food allergy in our holiday section. 

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Work with us: Apply for our Marketing Communications Specialist role

Do you have a background in marketing communications and a passion for the non-profit sector? Join our team and help us elevate our brand and create awareness of the organization. Learn more and apply by December 31, 2022.

#FoodAllergyChampions: Thank you to our funders for their generous support!

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With the generous contributions of our funders, we can advocate on key issues that are important to the food allergy community, improve quality of life, develop priority educational initiatives, and create awareness activities to help lower the public’s knowledge gaps around food allergy. 

Join us in thanking these individuals and organizations for helping to #MakeFoodAllergyCount.


Family and friends of Sean Delaney


TD Securities Underwriting Hope Foundation 

Williams Wilson Sherport Foundation 


Thank you to the 257 individuals and families who supported Food Allergy Canada so far this year

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