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Formula Shortage Updates

Have you been affected by the formula shortage? The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has asked Congress to prioritize specialty formulas that many families managing food allergies need. (KFA is the food allergy division of AAFA.) Join our community to share your story and get updates on the latest news.

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Managing Food Allergies at Outdoor Events

Summer often means outdoor picnics and barbecues. Focus on the fun and plan ahead to reduce your stress and avoid food allergy reactions. Read our tips for keeping your child safe at outdoor parties and events.

Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine: Your Questions Answered

When should you give your child epinephrine? Should you give them an antihistamine for anaphylaxis? We asked a board-certified allergist questions many parents have about anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction, and how to treat it. Read the blog post to learn more.


AAFA Announces New Health Equity Program

In May, AAFA launched our Health Equity Advancement and Leadership (HEAL) program. The HEAL program reinforces AAFA’s commitment to drastically reduce health disparities in communities that bear the heaviest burden of asthma. Learn more about HEAL.

Food Allergies and Risk of COVID-19 Infection

A recent study suggests having a food allergy may decrease the risk of COVID-19 infection. But there's more to it. Members of AAFA’s Medical Scientific Council reviewed the study to provide insights on the limitations of the results. Learn more.

FDA Approves Dupixent® for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) in Ages 12 and Older

Dupixent® (dupilumab) is the first approved treatment for EoE. This is big news for the EoE community. Read the press release.

Viaskin Peanut Patch Shows Positive Results in Toddlers

DBV Technologies announced positive results from a clinical trial for Viaskin™ Peanut, a skin patch being studied for peanut allergy treatment. If approved by the FDA, the Viaskin Peanut patch will be the first treatment of its kind available for toddlers with peanut allergy. Learn more.


As you get ready to fire up the grill for the summer, check out these allergy-friendly and grill-friendly recipes from our Safe Eats® Allergy-Friendly Recipe Collection.

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Kabobs
Made without egg, fish, milk, gluten, peanut, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nut, and wheat
Made without egg, fish, milk, gluten, peanut, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nut, and wheat
Made without egg, fish, milk, gluten, peanut, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nut, and wheat
Great Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns
Made without egg, fish, milk, gluten, peanut, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nut, and wheat


11 New Recalls and Product Alerts Due to Undeclared Allergens

Planet Oat Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (undeclared peanut) and Wilton Brands Rainbow Chip Crunch Sprinkles and Rainbow Sprinkles Mix (undeclared milk) are among the foods recently recalled. Be sure to check our list of 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.


Did You Miss Our Last Issue?

If you didn't get a chance to read our April 2022 issue, check it out to learn more about the Medical Nutrition Equity Act, an epinephrine device recall, allergy-friendly bread recipes, 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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