Epi makes appearance in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Epipen toters and allergy-alert pals . . . the new animated film Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs shines a light on Epipens and peanut allergies. The food allergy scene hit home with my allergy-alert family . . . ready with a chance of . . . peanut brittle.

Will a down economy impact food allergies?

Back to school with food allergies Do people eat more peanut butter in a down economy? I don’t have the answer, but I’d be tempted to serve it if I weren’t managing food allergies in my family. I’ve never packed peanut butter in lunches for my children, but as a friend refers to peanut butter, […]

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 […]

Food allergy action plans – worth your time and mine

If your family circle includes young ones with food allergies, it may be time to update your food allergy action plan.  Check out my recent articles (http://www.hvparent.com/articles/article.aspx?id=719) http://www.hvparent.com/articles/article.aspx?id=718 http://www.hvparent.com/articles/article.aspx?id=717 in the August issue of “Hudson Valley Parent Magazine,” or if you’re roaming in New York’s Hudson Valley, pick up a copy at one of the magazine’s many distribution points. http://www.hvparent.com/magazinelocator/