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  • 5 Steps for Managing Food Allergies at Ballgames: Perspective from a Mom

    Going to your hometown baseball game to catch your favorite team in action may be a tradition for some families, but may also be a worrisome time for those with food allergies. We spoke with Lisa Giuriceo about how her family manages their daughter’s food allergies, while still enjoying their favorite pastimes. Her daughter, Patricia, is a 14 year old teenager who is allergic to wheat, eggs, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, oats, rye, barley peas, green beans and sesame seeds. ... Read more
  • Childhood Food Allergies: Parental Stress and Coping

    Greater communication and understanding can reduce parental and child stress levels. The day-to-day demands of parenting can be stressful. However, parenting a child with food allergies can certainly increase that “typical” parental stress and impact quality of life. The tips below can help parents manage the additive stress/anxiety of keeping children safe while living with food allergies.... Read more
  • Schools Can Serve Peanut Products While Managing Food Allergy Risks

    It is undeniable that peanut butter is a beloved comfort food for people of all ages. Peanut butter is an important nutrient-rich and low-cost food for American families, and many children rely on this natural source of plant-based protein. When it comes time for eating meals at school, having peanut butter on the menu makes for a well-accepted, familiar option. ... Read more

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