Learn more about food allergies . . .

from kids who manage their allergies and researchers & advocates for food allergy awareness trying to advance a cure. Food Allergy Awareness Week is winding down this week, but it’s a continuous endeavor for many families. Read up on the latest efforts from Food Allergy Research & Education.

Giving thanks during Food Allergy Awareness Week

It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week, and my thanks goes out to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network for their ongoing efforts to heighten awareness about food allergies. As a parent preparing food with food allergies in mind, it’s important to be informed and partner with others who prepare our food. We cook in often, but enjoy dining […]

Back-to-school readiness begins with food allergy awareness

With or without kids, back-to-school time gives us a chance to look forward and improve readiness for new challenges. That could mean the challenge to pack healthier lunches for ourselves or to help others learn about food allergies. Give yourself and your family members a refresh on food allergy readiness. –Get to know your child’s school nurse. Healthcare professionals […]

Get prepped for Food Allergy Awareness Week

Around The Cookery, Food Allergy Awareness Week is every week of the year, and the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network works around the clock to raise awareness of food allergies. FAAN ramps up awareness efforts next week when it dedicates May 8-14 to increasing efforts to help educate communities on food allergies and life threatening conditions. If you live with food allergies or care for […]

Head back to school with food allergy posters

It’s that time again – back to school – and with that comes a refresh on food allergies. Even though our son will return to the same elementary school, he’s moved up to the next grade with a new teacher and he’ll be mixed in with many classmates he hasn’t met yet. If you want […]

Allergy friendly food outlets earn favor

Whenever we venture out with food in mind, we’re ready to navigate the needs of my son and his food allergies, and seem to receive a range of replies when seeking answers. Now that my son’s put on some big kid weight (topping the scales at 84 pounds) and outgrown a wheat allergy, I see a hungry boy who knows that […]

Food Allergy Awareness – on the menu for May

Food Allergy Awareness Week is every week around The Cookery, but the awareness endeavor makes the official May menu, and to help those with food allergies, encourage respect for every bite with FAAN. FAAN shares ideas to get involved in Food Allergy Awareness Week – May 9-15. Need inspiration? Browse this list of food allergy links […]

Walk for food allergies in Austin

Worthy causes present themselves everywhere, and here’s one with food allergies in mind. The 2010 Walk for Food Allergy aims to raise awareness of food allergies while helping raise funds for food allergy research. Orchestrated by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, a walk is scheduled May 22 in Austin. Find out more about walking or supporting the […]

Allergy friendly chocolate bunny hop

Food allergy friends . . . it may be too late to order an allergy friendly chocolate bunny, because Divvies looks as if they’ve sold out for the season. If you’re food-allergy-aware and looking to skip nuts, eggs, and dairy, see the product selection at Divvies.

Get Bakin’ with the Food Allergy Cookie Contest

Dust off those cookie recipes, food allergy friends. There’s still time to enter the FAANtastic Divvies Cookie Contest. Enter your allergy friendly recipe – no peanuts, tree nuts, milk or eggs – by February 15, 2010. Browse the fine print in FAAN’s cookie contest guidelines and share your best bet with those of us managing food allergies.