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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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FAAM: Engage your MPs and support our advocacy efforts

Help make a difference this Food Allergy Awareness Month (FAAM)! Join our efforts in advocating for a better future so Canadians with food allergy...
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Advocacy in action: Food Allergy Canada welcomes new beer allergen labelling rules

Food Allergy Canada is celebrating the new federal regulations concerning allergen labelling rules for beer products, where standardized beer will now require allergen labelling....
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Mythbuster: Are food intolerances and food allergies the same?

FACT: Food intolerances are different than food allergies. Food intolerances involve the digestive system, while food allergies involve the immune system. Learn more about...
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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – March 2019

Read the latest update about the full supply of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto-injectors, read our statement on the interim report on national pharmacare,...
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Food Allergy Canada welcomes Interim report from the Advisory Council on the Implementation of...

Toronto, ON, March 6, 2019 – Food Allergy Canada welcomes the recommendations and “foundational elements” included in the Implementation of National Pharmacare’s interim report...
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Mythbuster: Is it true that cross-contamination can occur through saliva?

FACT: Yes. Food allergens can be passed on through saliva from people (e.g. biting into/sharing an apple) and pets. Anything that goes into the...
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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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