Food Allergies… Rock?

Last month, I wasn't feeling very good about this whole food allergy situation. So when this contest came up in my Twitter feed, I wondered if I could honestly answer the question: "Tell us why food allergies rock." Good timing, though, because it forced me to think about the good that has come out of my … Continue reading Food Allergies… Rock?

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Travelling with food allergies? Triple check your travel insurance.

Planning a trip? Treat food allergies the way you would a pre-existing condition—because they are one. Read this post for an amazing update. When it comes to buying a new food for your food-allergic little one, you always triple check the ingredient list, right? Well, if you're planning a family trip, I highly recommend you … Continue reading Travelling with food allergies? Triple check your travel insurance.

Profile of an Allergy Parent: Allison Venditti (Toronto Allergy Support Group)

Allison Venditti is the mom of 2 little boys who are allergic to various foods. She founded a local support group after her first son was diagnosed with food allergies in the double digits. AllergyBites: What foods are your children allergic to? Allison Venditti: My oldest - peanuts, tree nuts (some), eggs, soy, sesame and … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Allison Venditti (Toronto Allergy Support Group)