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When your child has food allergies, here are 5 important things you need to do after the holidays:
1.Be sure to remind others about food allergy safety. After the long winter break, it’s the perfect time to remind teachers, classmates and their parents about food allergy safety. And remember, Valentine’s Day is coming up next month! Be sure to talk to the teacher about events for the party and discuss allergy-friendly options so your child can safely participate in the fun.
Looking for helpful TIPs to make grocery shopping for food allergies safer, easier & cheaper? Here’s our list of 8 food allergy shopping mistakes to avoid…
1. Assuming the product is safe because you’ve used it before. Manufacturing & ingredients can change! Kellogg’s change of ingredients is a great example – they started using peanut flour in some of their sandwich crackers (visit FARE for more information about this).
Also, be sure to always read the ENTIRE label so you don’t miss important allergen information that might be stated in a different area. You can visit FAACT for more label reading tips.