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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Food allergies-don’t try this at home

Caring for a child/loved one with food allergies? Please keep the lines of communication open with your child’s allergist. Food allergy testing should be administered only under controlled conditions. ABC News/Good Morning America shares a glimmer of hope in a story of tolerance testing for peanuts. Though it’s promising that some day we may be able to put […]