Peanut allergy

My 14month old has just been diagnosed with an anaphylactic peanut allergy. Almost all packaged foods "may contain traces of nuts". Has anyone discovered safe snack food that...


Peanut Allergy Death

This is an issue near and dear to my heart. See the attached story. http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/04/health/virginia-allergy-death/index.html I had a long debate once with a...

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Started by Rebecca on 01/05/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/30/2014 by Sara


Food bans

There have been a few articles i've read recently about peanut/nut bans in schools. First, a Chatelaine article where the author whines about not being able to send her son to...

Started by Caitlin on 03/26/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 03/30/2010 by Rosie


Food Allergies

My daughter is allergic to eggs, cats, and peanuts. I am looking to gain some support from others who are going through the same thing.

Started by Jeanne on 10/26/2009 in August 2008 Babies

Last update on 12/01/2009 by Jeanne


How far is too far?

Food allergy bans in schools - where do we draw the line? Who's responsibility is it? Are any of your children afflicted with serious allergies?

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Started by Chatty on 09/04/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/09/2010 by Stifler's


For Ontario Moms, did you know???

Well I am on School Council at my sons school and last night was a real eye opener for me and other parents. Did you know that effective this school year there will be no more...


Fairly new to GF life

Hello everyone! My 15 year old son was diagnosed with celiac back in March. He hadn't been growing and was earlier diagnosed with profound hypothyroidism- his thyroid doesn't...

Started by Danielle on 11/14/2008 in Moms Of Celiac Kids

Last update on 11/18/2008 by Görel


Common Allergens in Schools.

Stealing this discussion from Sara Dobson via CafeMom. I thought this would be a good discussion in this group!! "I know we debated this quite a while ago. People who were...

Started by Mother on 02/26/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 03/04/2012 by Melissa