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Consumer Alert: Toys May Contain Hidden Allergens

Parents who have kids with food allergies are used to investigating ingredients in the grocery store, but what about at the toy store? Be mindful that toys may contain hidden allergens. Recently FARE was notified about a science experiment kit that contained powder used to make fingerprints. A 9-year-old child with a wheat allergy and… Continue reading Consumer Alert: Toys May Contain Hidden Allergens

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Questions from FARE’s Mail Bag: Second Epinephrine Dose, Dishwashers, Milk Paint

Every day we receive dozens of phone calls, emails, and letters from individuals and families who have questions about food allergies. Below are answers to a few questions that we have received recently: If a second dose of epinephrine is required, should you inject into the same thigh, or the other one? Most important during… Continue reading Questions from FARE’s Mail Bag: Second Epinephrine Dose, Dishwashers, Milk Paint

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Questions From FARE’s Mailbag: Allergens in Non-Food Items

Every day we receive dozens of phone calls, emails, and letters from individuals and families who have questions about food allergies. Many of these questions are concerning non-food items that may contain food allergens and if they are a risk to those with food allergies. Below are answers to a few questions that we have… Continue reading Questions From FARE’s Mailbag: Allergens in Non-Food Items

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Questions from FARE’s Mail Bag

Every day we receive dozens of phone calls, emails, and letters from individuals and families who have questions about food allergies. Below are answers to just a handful of these questions that we have received recently and thought others may benefit from knowing as well. Can a person with a peanut and/or tree nut allergy… Continue reading Questions from FARE’s Mail Bag