Tag Archives: Tree Nut Allergy

Inviting friends to sit at Allergy lunch table

I was asked a question by a parent of my daughter’s classmate: What lunch can I pack so my child can safely eat with her friend at the “allergy” table in the lunchroom?

Initially, I was thrilled (yay! someone wants to take the time to learn and keep kids with food allergies safe!), then a little panicked (OK, I trust THIS parent, but Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned: PN/TN in Miracle-Gro Potting Soil

So, I decided to call Scotts Consumer Help Line (1-888-270-3714) before I ventured out into the garden with my daughter with ana PA.  I had heard rumors of peanuts as ingredients in potting soil, and wanted to get more information.  Continue reading

FAAN Survey on Airline Travel

If you’re not on FAAN’s weekly email newsletter, you might have missed this…

“FAAN™, along with members of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Alliance, is launching a new global survey that aims to investigate the relationship between peanut/tree nut allergy and commercial air travel. If you or a family member are affected by peanut/tree nut allergy, we encourage you to take this anonymous, 15-20 minute survey.

The results of the survey will help us better understand the behaviors and experiences of individuals affected by peanut/tree nut allergy as related to commercial flying.

To take the brief, anonymous survey, please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/WJTV2FN.”

Book: Mommy Is This Safe To Eat?

Mommy, Is This Safe to Eat? For Kids Allergic to Peanuts and Tree Nuts, 2nd Edition
By Christina Black

Newly Diagnosed with Food Allergy(ies)- Now What?

When you learn your child has a food allergy(ies), regardless if their reaction is a mild skin irritation or life threatening anaphylaxis, the diagnosis can bring a mix of thoughts and emotions and questions.  

To help you Continue reading