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Food Allergy Canada educates, supports and advocates for the needs of people living with food allergies and the risk of anaphylaxis. We also support and participate in food allergy research.
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EpiPen update: Pfizer announces full supply of EpiPen auto-injectors

As you know, throughout 2018 there have been supply constraints of the EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr auto-injectors in Canada, which meant that at times...
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Kids spotlight: Adley, an 8-year-old student, is passionate about food allergy education

Adley Sherif is a grade 3 student in Toronto who is an active voice for people with food allergies. For his classroom’s “Passion Project”...
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Mythbuster: Are hives or other skin symptoms always present with a severe allergic reaction?

FACT: Some anaphylactic reactions occur without any skin symptoms. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction so that you...
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Ways to give – January 2019

Our 2019 new year’s resolution: help us meet our goals. Thank you for your incredible support last year. It’s because of you, we’re able...
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Mythbuster: Someone who has been treated with an epinephrine auto-injector doesn’t necessarily need to...

FACT: Someone who has been treated with an epinephrine auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen®, AUVI-Q®) should go to the hospital. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition which...
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University students – participate in a new study

If you are a university student with food allergies attending McGill University, McMaster University, Queen’s University or the University of British Columbia, you are invited to participate in a...
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New peanut allergen precautionary statement notification from Kashi Canada

Photo: Kashi CanadaKashi Canada has recently announced a change to their products: Kashi* Dark Mocha Almond Whole Grain bars and Kashi* Chia Granola Dark Chocolate,...
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Post-Secondary Professionals: University of Victoria launches stock epinephrine program

Nicole Fetterly, RDStock epinephrine is an epinephrine auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen®) that is not prescribed to a specific person and can be used in an...
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Mythbuster: Is it true that when someone eats a little bit of the food...

Giving someone a little bit of their allergen (the food they are allergic to) is not safe. It is not the same thing that...
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Food Allergy Canada launches Shine a (teal) light campaign to promote an inclusive Halloween...

TORONTO, ON – October 18, 2018 – Food Allergy Canada is encouraging Canadians to shine a teal light this Halloween to help take the...
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We need your help to improve our website

Take the survey!To help serve you better, we are contemplating some changes to our website. Prior to making any changes, we need your input....
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Accessing epinephrine auto-injectors: follow these steps

As of September 7th, temporary AUVI-Q epinephrine auto-injectors were made available across pharmacies in Canada. To better understand your recent experiences in accessing devices...
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We need your input: Access to EpiPen and AUVI-Q epinephrine auto-injectors

Since September 7th, there has been temporary supply of AUVI-Q® epinephrine auto-injectors available across pharmacies in Canada. This additional stock is meant to help...
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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – September 2018

Read the latest on the EpiPen supply constraints and the temporary availability of AUVI-Q in the Canadian market. Plus, check out our FAQs on...
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Statement from Food Allergy Canada on Health Canada securing temporary access to new epinephrine...

TORONTO, ON – Food Allergy Canada welcomed today’s announcement from Health Canada regarding the confirmed temporary supply of AUVI-Q® epinephrine auto-injectors from kaléo. The unprecedented shipment...

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