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Mythbuster – Can antihistamines and asthma medications be used instead of epinephrine to treat...

While these drugs will do no harm when given as additional or secondary medication, they have NOT been proven to stop an anaphylactic reaction....
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New law in Alberta will better protect students with food allergy

Today, Bill 201 – Protection of Students with Life-Threatening Allergies Act has become law in Alberta and will come into effect in January 2020....
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Act now: Help to get an allergist in PEI

Did you know there are currently no practicing allergists in Prince Edward Island and residents must travel out-of-province to see an allergy specialist? This...
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Destination Weddings with Food Allergies

Recently I had the pleasure of attending a close friend’s wedding in Mexico. With it being a destination wedding I was at a resort...
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Advocacy in action: National Food Allergy Action Plan

Today we, along with the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical. Immunology (CSACI), are on Parliament Hill meeting with Members of Parliament and Senators...
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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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