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We Are Thankful for You

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy

Our mission to save lives and reduce the burden of disease for people who manage food allergies requires a strong network of support. We thank you for being our ally. Together, we make a difference in the lives of families affected by food allergies every day through education, advocacy, research, and support. Without you, none of this would be possible. We thank you – our community members, donors, volunteers, and community partners – for believing in our mission.

[Sponsored] Alert: Important Information on Animal-Free Dairy for People With a Milk Allergy

Some foods in both stores and restaurants are now being made with milk proteins that are identical to cow's milk proteins. But they don't come from an actual cow. This is great for our planet, but not safe for people with milk allergy. Learn more about this new type of milk protein and what to watch out for if you or your child have a milk allergy.

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This is a sponsored post and is not an endorsement of any company or its products. The funding we received for this sponsorship helps support our no-cost food allergy programs.

Updated! Managing Milk Allergy

We've updated our resources to help you manage milk allergy. Our newest resource will help you navigate reading labels, dining out, cooking and baking, and much more. Check it out and get copies of our updated ingredient list and chef card.

Oral Immunotherapy – Answers to Common Questions

Want to learn more about oral immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergies? We answer common questions about how the treatment works, what to expect, commitment, risks, benefits, and more. Learn about food allergy OIT.

Are you considering OIT for your child? Visit our online community to talk with other families who are considering OIT or have gone through it.


Children 5 to 11 Can Now Get a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, also known as Comirnaty®, is now available for anyone 5 years and up. Additional shots for people with compromised immune systems and booster shots are also recommended. Kids with food allergies can get the COVID-19 vaccine. Read more about these recommendations.

ICYMI: New Food Allergy Research From ACAAI

The 2021 American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting was held in early November. This year’s theme, “Promoting Innovation and Diversity,” covered many topics. Here is some of the important research announced during ACAAI:

Survey: Teens With Food Allergies

Do you know a teen age 13 to 18 with food allergies? One of KFA's partners is conducting an online survey on food allergy experiences in teens. If your teen qualifies, the survey will only take about 5 minutes to complete.

Your teen's answers and identity will be completely anonymous throughout the survey process and will not be given to the survey’s sponsors or marketed or sold in any way. They will never be asked for their name or personal information while taking the survey. 

The survey is being conducted by HawkPartners, an independent research company. 



Allergy-Friendly Holiday Favorites

As you prepare for holiday cooking and baking, use our master list of our favorite allergy-friendly recipes and hacks for every course of your meal.

Allergy-friendly holiday dishes


10 New Recalls and Product Alerts Due to Undeclared Allergens

Simple Mills Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Crackers (undeclared milk) and Nature's Heart Fruit and Trail Mix (undeclared peanut) are among the foods recently recalled. Be sure to check our list of recent recalls.


Food allergies can be daunting. But they can be managed with the right resources and support. KFA is here to help families managing food allergies understand and manage their condition and move to a place of confidence. We provide a vital lifeline through support, advocacy, education, and research.
You are why we can fulfill our mission to save lives and reduce the burden food allergies. We need your help to be able to continue our work. Please consider supporting KFA and making a difference in the lives of families managing food allergies.


Did You Miss Our Last Issue?

If you didn't get a chance to read our October 2021 issue, check it out to learn more about managing nutrition with food allergies, our updated candy guide, grab-and-go breakfasts, and more.

Thank you for your continued support.
Kids With Food Allergies is the food allergy division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. 

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