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Teal Classroom™: Creating a Food Allergy Aware Classroom

It's important for children and school staff with food allergies to feel safe and included in their schools. Our updated Teal Classroom™: Food Allergy Awareness Kit contains resources for teachers and other school staff. Download and share this guide with your school nurse or your child's teacher.

Teal Classroom: Food Allergy Awareness Kit

Find Strength in Community

A food allergy support community can be a valuable way to help you deal with the stress of managing your child's food allergies. At KFA, we want to give you the encouragement and tools you need to reduce the burden of food allergies. See all our community has to offer and learn how you can get involved.

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Illinois Passes Elijah’s Law!

Illinois has passed Elijah's Law to prevent severe food allergy reactions in child care programs. The first version of this law passed in New York, and we hope to see other states implement the law as well. Read more about Elijah's Law and what this means for families managing food allergies.

FDA Will Follow The Science On COVID-19 Vaccines For Young Children

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement outlining the steps they will take to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for young children. Read the press release from the FDA.


COMING SOON: Little Airways, Big Voices


To bring the voice of families impacted by asthma in childhood to the forefront of treatment development and research, we are collaborating on a new project – Little Airways, Big Voices. There are multiple ways to contribute to the project and share your experiences living with and managing asthma in childhood.

As a thank you for participating, you can enter a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card! To learn more, visit

ICYMI: Food Allergy PFDD Meeting (Video)

If you missed the live stream of last week's food allergy PFDD meeting – hosted by the Food Allergy Collaborative – you can watch the recording. During the meeting, patients, caregivers, and advocates shared experiences managing and treating food allergy with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) representatives and other key stakeholders. This meeting is an important part of the process to develop new treatment options. Watch now.


Allergy-Friendly Lunch Ideas

It's easy to get into a lunch rut during a busy school year. We're here to help with some allergy-friendly lunch menus. Check out our ideas below for lunches made without peanuts or egg (as well as many of the other most common allergens). 

Our Safe Eats® Allergy-Friendly Recipes and our online support community are also great resources for even more lunch ideas, especially if you're managing multiple food allergies. 


5 New Recalls and Product Alerts Due to Undeclared Allergens

Jimmy's Cookies Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake (undeclared peanut) and Gordon Choice Deli Style Tuna and Chicken Salads (undeclared wheat) are among the foods recently recalled. Read more details about the recent recalls.


Managing food allergies is hard work, but Kids With Food Allergies CARES. With our passion for community, advocacy, research, education, and support, KFA is able to serve as a vital lifeline for many families working to keep their children with food allergies safe and healthy. And you can help!

Every gift helps! By contributing today, you can make a difference in the lives of families raising children with food allergies.


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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