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Newest information from Meals Allergy Canada – October 2022

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#ShineATealLight this Halloween season, be taught how one can become involved and assist make the vacation inclusive for all. Learn an replace from Kashi* on two of their merchandise. Take a look at our job posting, we’re searching for a fundraising supervisor to hitch our group. Learn our suggestions that will help you and your loved ones navigate Thanksgiving with confidence.


Be inclusive this Halloween: #ShineATealLight to help children with meals allergy

The potential danger of a response implies that many children are neglected of one of many 12 months’s most fun holidays. Assist take the fright out of meals allergy, and make Halloween a safer, extra inclusive vacation for everybody by shining a teal mild!

Teal is the acknowledged color for meals allergy and by shining a teal mild, it reveals your neighbourhood that you’ve allergy-friendly or non-food treats for youths on Halloween. It additionally creates meals allergy consciousness by sparking conversations on tips on how to help children with meals allergy.

Pledge your help by lighting up in teal on Halloween. Discover out beneath the other ways you may #ShineATealLight to drive consciousness and make the vacation protected for all!

Methods to #ShineATealLight on meals allergy

Teal light on porch

Uncover the other ways you may #ShineATealLight on Halloween to create meals allergy consciousness and training in your neighbourhood and throughout Canada. Attend a teal monument lighting close to you, discover out the place you should buy bulbs and take a look at teal mild crafts.
 
Plus, keep tuned for a Deal with Map from Nextdoor, the neighbourhood community, to seek out homes which might be shining a teal mild in your neighbourhood and add your own home to the map!

Tip sheet for party hosts

Tricks to hold children with meals allergy protected

Learn to keep protected when trick-or-treating and at Halloween events and uncover what you are able to do with the candies afterwards.

Plus, take a look at our tip sheet for get together hosts and be taught how one can make your celebration inclusive for all children.

Free assets

Use our free assets to share the way you’re retaining Halloween inclusive and protected for all, whether or not that’s with shining a teal mild, having allergy-friendly treats or sweet alternate options at your door, or different methods. Obtain and share posters, Halloween #FoodAllergyHacks, exercise sheets, and extra!

Be brilliant! Be good! Stand out this Halloween

Shine a light bracelets on child's arm

Give again this Halloween season by internet hosting a fundraiser. Uncover our totally different occasion concepts, together with a craft get together or “trunk-or-treat”, and get began at present.

Plus, help our charity whereas selling consciousness and sparking conversations by buying our unique #ShineATealLight glow-in-the-dark bracelets. Buy our bracelets by October 17th to get them in time for Halloween.

Go to out Halloween part to find extra methods you may assist make Halloween enjoyable, protected and inclusive for all.


ICYMI: Allergy Alert: Peanut and milk allergen additions to Kashi* merchandise

Kashi products

Final month, Kashi* introduced a change to their merchandise; Kashi* Darkish Mocha Almond Chewy Complete Grain bars and Kashi* Darkish Chocolate, Almond & Sea Salt Chewy Chia Complete Grain bars.

These two merchandise will now include peanut within the ingredient record and “accommodates” assertion and embody a “could include” assertion for milk.

As a part of their communication initiative to tell shoppers with meals allergy, they’ve supplied an replace outlining the product and labelling modifications, learn their replace.

In case you have any questions or require additional info, please contact Kashi* instantly at 1-866-958-7884.


Work with us: Apply for our Fundraising Supervisor position – deadline prolonged

Do you might have a background in fundraising and are obsessed with making life higher for the thousands and thousands of Canadians impacted by meals allergy? Be part of our group and assist to construct the inspiration in fundraising that can allow our group to make a good higher impression. Be taught extra and apply at present. The deadline has been prolonged to October thirtieth, 2022.


Suggestions for celebrating Thanksgiving with confidence

Thanksgiving weekend is right here! As a lot of you can be gathering and having fun with meals with family members this weekend, take a look at our suggestions beneath that will help you handle the vacation with confidence.

Label studying reminders

Bear in mind to do the “triple test” for merchandise bought in-store and on-line. Components could change with out warning, and components could range from what’s listed on the product versus on a web site.

Family Returning Home From Shopping Trip Using Plastic Free Bags Unpacking Groceries In KitchenKitchen reminders

In the event you’re internet hosting Thanksgiving, evaluation our useful tricks to keep away from the chance of cross-contamination within the kitchen. Plus, take a look at extra kitchen suggestions and uncover our allergy-friendly recipes which might be protected for all.

auto-injectorsAuto-injector reminders

Make sure you carry your epinephrine auto-injectors with you in case of an emergency. Additionally, double test your/your youngster’s auto-injectors are in-date. Discover extra auto-injector suggestions beneath.


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