Going to College With Food Allergies

College is a long way off for my children, but an increasing number of young adults are leaving home and heading to college, with a food allergy. Congrats to FARE

Handling Food Allergies During the Holidays

Nice, straightforward piece on CNN.com by Mireille Schwartz on how to safely navigate food allergies during the holidays. Helpful for guests or hosts. Have a happy one! (Photo from CNN.com) 

Nice, straightforward piece on CNN.com by Mireille Schwartz on how to handle food allergies around the holidays, whether you are a guest or  host. Have a happy one!

Sweet Treats for the Holidays

  If you’re looking for holiday treats for your nut, egg and/or dairy allergic loved ones, check out Divvies. It’s a really cute mail-order bakery that creates safe and kid-friendly desserts

Food Allergies and the White House

It was big news that President Barack Obama signed H.R. 2094, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, into law. This law will help kids with food allergies by having schools

New CDC Guidelines on Managing Food Allergies

Figuring out how to handle food allergic children in the classroom can be tricky. Though the top 8 allergens (soy, wheat, dairy, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish) account

Star Wars Reads Day: May the books be with you

In the “two great tastes that taste great together” tradition, check out the haps around the second annual Star Wars Reads Day, held this year on October 5, 2013. The aim

EpiPens for All

Author Curtis Sittenfeld wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times advocating for stock epinephrine to be kept at schools in case a child has an allergic reaction. This would