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Food Allergies: Facts about Allergy Symptoms, Major Food Allergens, Labeling Law – USFDA

(PDF Format) Spanish Versions (HTML, PDF) -What are the major food allergens that need to be identifed by law -How the major food allergens are listed on an ingredient label -Possible symptoms of a food allergy reaction -Life-threatening symptoms with statistics about anaphylaxis -FDA statement about the “advisory” […]

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Overview: What is a Food Allergy, Who gets it, What are the symptoms, How are they diagnosed AAFA

What is a food allergy? Who gets a food allergy? What are symptoms of a food allergy? How are food allergies diagnosed? Skin tests, RAST, oral challenges, elimination diets Other concerns about diagnosing a food allergy? Steps to avoid developing food allergies Tips to Prevent Allergic reactions: […]

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Overview: What are food allergies, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Allergy vs. intolerance, How to avoid reactions FAIUSA

What is a Food allergy?: Your immune system and IgE antibodies mistakenly recognize food as a danger to your body. Who gets food allergies?: Anyone can at any age, but risks are higher for those with allergic diseases. Milk, egg, and soy allergies arre typically outgrown, whereas […]

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VIDEO: An Introduction on Managing Food Allergies COFAR

10:14 Video by Dr. Scott Sicherer

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ACT and REACT – Preventing and Preparing for Allergic Reactions by Dr. Michael Pistiner KFA

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Shellfish Allergy Information FAIUSA

– General info – How to avoid SHELLFISH – List of Shellfish (Crustaceans and Mollusks) – Hidden sources of Shellfish

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Shellfish Allergy FAAN

– General information – Unexpected sources of SHELLFISH – Cross contact/exposure risks – Answers about carrageenan and iodine for SHELLFISH allergic individuals

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Shellfish Avoidance Handout – COFAR

– List of Shellfish (Crustacean and Mollusks) – Foods that often contain SHELLFISH – Situations to look out for cross-contact – Foods that are usually considered safe for SHELLFISH allergic individuals View other reader’s comments and leave your own at the bottom of this page.

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Fish Allergy Information FAIUSA

– General info – How to avoid FISH – List of Fish Species – Hidden sources of Fish

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Fish Allergy FAAN

– General information – Unexpected sources of FISH – Cross contact/exposure risks – Answers about carrageenan and iodine for fish allergic individuals

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