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News & Research
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Teva approval to create generic versions of the EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr.® Teva is the first company to get approval to market a generic EpiPen®. Read the FDA's press release.

Two Companies Release Statements on Supply of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Mylan, maker of EpiPen®, and Kaléo, maker of Auvi-q, both issued statements about the status of their supplies of epinephrine auto-injectors.

There is a nationwide shortage of EpiPens®. Read the statement from Mylan.

Kaléo confirmed they have adequate supply of Auvi-q. Read their statement.

If you are having trouble filling your epinephrine auto-injector prescription, there are other options available
Back-to-school season is here. To help you make the transition from summer to school, here are resources to help you keep your child safe this year. Learn about the forms you'll need, care plans and 504 plans, managing anxiety and knowing if your child is ready to self-carry.
KFA's Back-to-School Resources
Food allergies can be a big concept for young children to understand. Thankfully, there are activities, games, books, videos and resources to help your child learn about food allergies in a way that's fun and age appropriate. Check out our list!
If someone in your family has food allergies or asthma, we'd love to know what you think about patients being involved research. Take our survey by Tuesday, August 21, and you will be entered into a drawing to win one of eight $100 gift cards! 
Xolair, a medicine currently used to treat severe asthma, has been given Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This status helps speed up the development and review of Xolair to see if it will be effective in preventing severe food allergy reactions.
Community Support

Get Connected With Others Who Understand

It is important to stay up-to-date on news about food allergies. By joining our community and following our blog, you will receive ongoing information about managing your health. Our community also provides an opportunity to connect with other people who manage food allergies.

Check out these popular topics on our community support forums. Do you have any advice to share?
Starting Kindergarten
Sending a child with food allergies off to kindergarten can leave you with many questions. Do you have any advice for this parent who is learning to navigate 504 plans, after-school programs and bus safety?

What Do You Wish You Had Known?
Learning to manage food allergies can involve a lot of trial and error. What piece of advice do you wish you had known when you were first starting out? What do you think would help parents new to managing food allergies?
Food Allergy Recalls
Alert - Food Allergy Recalls

8 New Recalls Due to Undeclared Allergens

There were 8 new recalls, including Hostess Cookies 'n' Creme Brownies (undeclared egg) and Half-Gallon Refrigerated Almond Breeze (undeclared milk).
Recipes & Food
Here are some breakfast ideas for the kids from our Safe Eats® recipe collection whether they are headed school or enjoying the rest of summer break.
Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Bars

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Bars

Free of milk, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish and sesame
Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

Free of egg, fish, gluten, peanut, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nut and wheat
Kathy P's Gluten-Free Raised Doughnuts

Kathy P's Gluten-Free Raised Doughnuts

Free of milk, egg, wheat, gluten, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish and sesame
Creamy Orange Smoothie

Creamy Orange Smoothie

Free of milk, egg, wheat, gluten, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish and sesame
You Can Save Lives
It’s because of donors like you that we’re able to teach families how to adjust to a new diagnosis of food allergy – and how to send their children off to school safely. Families can find information, understanding, support and hope for managing food allergies day-to-day.

This education and support would not be possible without your generous help. Your gift will be life-changing – and lifesaving.
Thank you for your continued support.

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