Food Allergy Canada is a nationally registered charity committed to educating, supporting, and advocating for the more than 2 million Canadians with food allergy.
April 2020
Find out what's happening with our 2020 national conference and how we're adapting it to accommodate today's reality. Learn more.
R egister for new online webinars,  including our April 15 th session with Dr. Cecilia Berin on the future of food allergy therapies. Plus, sign up for  Facebook Live events, online mentorship programs, and more for both you and your children.  You’ll also find helpful FAQs from the CSACI on how to manage your allergist appointments at this time.   Check out all the resources.
Dr. Cecilia Berin
In October 2019, Pfizer Canada reported a manufacturing issue with the ability to remove the device from the carrier tube. Since the issue impacts in-date devices still, please take a moment to check your devices.  Read more.
Check out our tips to ensure you and your family are staying safe with food allergy at home. We have many online resources including videos, recorded webinars, games, and more! Discover our resources.
Post-secondary students, apply now for a chance to win $1,000. Please share with others who are eligible. Learn more and apply by May 1, 2020.
Essential medications, like epinephrine, will continue to be accessible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
We have joined over 200 of Canada's leading charities to call on the federal government for emergency support to current crisis. Learn more and read the letter.
Learn more about this study. Be sure you take proper care of your auto-injector devices by keeping them at room temperature. Read more.
Learn about this study. If you're an adult with peanut-allergy, let us know about your experience and how you manage peanut allergy. Read more.
If someone has a food allergy, is it OK for them to eat a "may contain" product? Find out now.
Join us on April 15th at 12pm EDT for our first webinar of our "Creating a better future" series with Dr. Cecilia Berin. Register today.
Free 8-week online mentorship program for kids ages 7-15. This is a perfect time for kids to connect with others virtually and learn how to better manage their food allergy at the same time! Register now.
Kids ages 3-14: Join food allergy educator and musician Kyle Dine on Tuesday and Friday mornings on our Facebook Live. Check out the different virtual shows available and RSVP now.
Perfect for families with recently diagnosed children. Learn the basics of food allergy and anaphylaxis in an interactive 90-minute session. We have extended the number of participants that can attend these sessions during this time. Register now.
The April meetings previously scheduled in Niagara and Toronto have been cancelled. As always, you can connect with a support group virtually. Find a support group.
Learn how to make her delicious banana bread and extend the life of your food. Watch the video.
Ask the allergist is our regular newsletter feature where Dr. Julia Upton answers your questions! 

This month she answers common questions about food allergy and the COVID-19 situation.
Do you have a question you would like to ask Dr. Upton in the months to come? Send it to us at [email protected].

Please note: Dr. Upton answers questions on general topics, please talk to your doctor if you have questions about your own health or the health of your child.
Dr. Julia Upton
Introducing our new "Ask the dietitian" series with registered dietitian and food allergy mom, Mun Cho.

This month she shares the role of a dietitian, how they can help you, and how to stay healthy and eat well during self-isolation.
Do you have a question you would like to ask Mun in the months to come? Send it to us at [email protected].
Mun Cho, RD
Mentor profiles: Meet our Allergy Pals/Allies mentors and register for the Spring session
Our Allergy Pals/Allies online mentorship program wouldn't be possible without our passionate and dedicated mentors.

We spoke with a few of our mentors, Alyssa, Lauren, and Ashlee, to learn their food allergy story, experiences, and how the program would have helped them when they were younger.
Mentors Alyssa, Lauren, and Ashlee

Project Giveback - Giving back and driving awareness in classrooms
Rachel Levy is a grade 5 student Thornhill, Ontario. Curious to learn more about food allergy, Rachel decided to do a presentation and “FUNraiser” on food allergy to her classmates, two of whom also have food allergy. 

Learn about Rachel's presentation and start your own online fundraiser.
Rachel Levy