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Zofina, milk allergy, one of the many Faces of Food Allergies

Honor Your Child or Grandchild

A child with food allergies must be food allergy aware every single day.

During this week dedicated to raising awareness of food allergies, please help us continue to change lives.

Honor your child by making a donation to Kids With Food Allergies (KFA). Until there is a cure, KFA will provide practical support for families. At KFA, parents learn how to handle difficult situations to keep their children safe and healthy.

Any gift you gift will save lives. We thank you on behalf of all the families we serve.

All donations go toward KFA's mission to benefit children with food allergies. Kids With Food Allergies is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Founded in 1953, AAFA is the leading patient organization for people with asthma, allergies and related conditions. All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.

Mylan Specialty has launched a series of new offerings available through the EpiPen4Schools® program to support the growing need for education among school staff about anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. Visit to find out more.

10 Shareable Images to Spread Food Allergy Awareness

As part of our awareness activities for Food Allergy Awareness Week, we've created infographics for you to share on social media. Together, we can raise awareness about the serious nature of food allergy and the need to be prepared to treat anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.

Spread Awareness with Faces of Food Allergies Photo-Sharing Campaign

One in 13 U.S. children has a food allergy. Is your child one of them? Help us spread awareness by sharing photos of your children. We will be selecting one winner each day of FAAW to receive a prize valued at $100! Prizes will be provided by Daiya, Dr. Lucy, Sweet Alexis,  Namaste Foods, Skinny Pop, Skips Candy  and Surf Sweets.

15 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

It's Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW)! While we know that the realities of living with food allergies are 24/7 year-round, this time of year always presents a special opportunity to educate others..


In 2005, Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) was created with a mission to help make a safe and healthy future for children with food allergies! Today, as a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), KFA’s passion, focus and mission remain the same – but now it’s even stronger.

We want to say THANK YOU to all of our supporters!

Please join us to celebrate KFA's 10th anniversary at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland, on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM.

We will honor KFA’s founder, Lynda Mitchell, and unveil a special glass-tile mosaic created by talented young student artists and kids living with food allergies to commemorate KFA's outstanding past, and its future work with AAFA.

“Food Allergies Rock” musician Kyle Dine will entertain us – children are welcome!

The event is FREE and space is limited! To R.S.V.P., please call our office at 215-230-5394, or email Michele Cassalia, our Corporate Relations Director, at

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Pantry Substitutes
Free of Milk, Eggs, Soy, Wheat and Nuts

Tue, Jun 2, 2015
1 pm EdT | 10 am PDT
Cost: FREE

Cookbook author Colette Martin will review common food replacements and will share recipes to help you with summertime meals.
Support Forum

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"My son is allergic to peanuts. What's the real risk here?"

Familiar with Allergies. Corn is New. Help!

"I'm not looking for medical advice-I'm a pediatrician, he has a great ped, great gastroenterologist, and a decent allergist. Everybody has been saying "corn starch and syrup should be ok" for him, but I know from reading every old corn thread on here that some kids haven't read the textbooks."
Food Allergy Recalls
12 New Recalls Due to Undeclared Allergens
Recent recalls of FDA and USDA foods include several pork, chicken and beef products, cumin powder and more. Don't miss these important recall notices and be sure to check your fridge and pantry!
Allergy Buyers' Guide
Check out these allergy-friendly business supporters of KFA! To find more, visit our Allergy Buyer's Guide.
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