Food Allergy Canada is a nationally registered charity committed to educating, supporting, and advocating for the more than 3 million Canadians impacted by food allergy.
August 2020
Join us on August 19th at 12pm EDT for an insightful and informative webinar on this topic aimed at youth/young adults. Hear from allergist Dr. Julia Upton, food allergy educator Kyle Dine, and a panel of youth who will share there reaction stories and lessons learned. Register now.
Youth panel: Viktoria, Michael, Harrison and Giulia
Get answers to your questions on managing food allergy during this time, including following safety precautions. Plus, learn how to prepare for back-to-school during the pandemic, including how to manage face masks and allergic reactions. Check out our tips and resources.
Find out about our advocacy efforts around ALLERJECT’s public coverage in Ontario and Quebec. Read our executive director Jennifer's statement.
Find out the latest on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision on DBV Technologies' Biologics License Application for Viaskin™ Peanut. Learn more.
If your child has had a reaction to an allergen outside of the priority food allergens, participate in a study on emerging allergens. Take the survey.
If someone has a food allergy, is it OK for them to eat a product that has a “may contain” statement? Find out now.
Register now for an insightful and informative webinar with food allergy educator Kyle Dine, allergist Dr. Julia Upton, and a panel of youth with food allergy. Please share with others who may benefit. Register now.
Watch our back-to-school series to help you and your kids prepare for the new school year. Learn tips for managing food allergy confidently at school, communicating your allergies to others, and the importance of using epinephrine to treat anaphylaxis. Check out the videos.
Learn the basics of food allergy and anaphylaxis in these interactive 90-minute sessions. They are a must for parents of newly diagnosed children and are filling up fast. Save your spot, register now.
Find a support group near you and connect with one online and through social media. Find a support group.
Ask the allergist is our regular newsletter feature where Dr. Julia Upton answers your questions! 

This month she answers questions about mask wearing at school during COVID-19, and differentiating between anaphylaxis and asthma.
Do you have a question you would like to ask Dr. Upton in the months to come? Send it to us at

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
Get inspired by Michelle Nel, a #FoodAllergyChampion in our community, who has combined her passion for writing with spreading food allergy awareness.

Discover her motivation for becoming a food allergy book author and the lessons she aims to teach through her collection of books.
Michelle Nel
Did you know? As a small non-profit charity, we are reliant on your generous contributions to be able to continue our important work. Discover the different ways you can support us below and donate now.
With this current crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding has become unstable for the coming years, making your support even more critical at this time. Learn the many ways your donation will make a difference.

All donations $20 and above receive a tax receipt.
Make an ongoing impact. Your support will help to ensure we can:
  • Advocate strongly across many different platforms on your behalf
  • Provide education to the community, public, industry, and government on the seriousness of food allergy
  • Offer support to you and others when you need it.
Select “Monthly Gift” on the online donation form and enter the amount you want to donate. Or call us at 1 866 785-5660.
Plan today to make a difference tomorrow. Consider Food Allergy Canada as a beneficiary when you are updating your will, or your life insurance coverage.
Your support tells your employees and your customers that you care. Check out the different ways your workplace can get involved.
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In honour of your birthday or event, ask your friends and family to donate to Food Allergy Canada. Now more than ever, small charities like ours rely on your generous donations to continue our important work now and well into the future.