22.08.2019

SCHLAGWORTE: Food Allergy Canada

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Latest news from Food Allergy Canada – August 2019

Check out the latest update on EpiPen® supply constraints in Canada, read our National Food Allergy Action Plan, update and find out who was...
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EpiPen® supply constraints in Canada

Pfizer Canada, the Canadian distributor for EpiPen®, is reporting that they may experience supply constraints in the coming months of the EpiPen 0.3 mg...
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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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