Newsletter | January 2023
Our Latest News

Check out our 2022 year in review, find out how your donations helped to #MakeFoodAllergyCount, and learn how you can support our goals this year.

Help us plan our educational webinar programming for 2023. Provide your feedback in our short 3-question survey!

The free 8-week online mentorship program begins soon on Sunday, January 29th. Sign up your 7-15-year-old now!
Join us to hear from Dr. Edmond Chan on cow's milk allergy. Learn about the current guidance for preventing food allergy in babies, what the insights are from the latest studies, and get practical strategies for cow's milk protein introduction.

This webinar is targeted to expectant and new parents, dietitians, nurses and healthcare professionals who provide pre-natal and post-natal support.

Learn about our community awards and apply or nominate others.

All applications close April 3, 2023.
Refresh your food allergy and anaphylaxis knowledge with our many resources. Plus, learn what steps to take after reacting to a food that you thought was safe, including how to report your reaction to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Learn more and participate in this study on birch allergy, including eligibility and the $10,530 compensation for participants.
Find out the answer to this mythbuster and check out our latest webinar recording on tree nut allergy.
Webinars and Events

We want to hear from you!

Tell us what food allergy-related topics you are interested in learning more about through our webinars.

Please complete our 3-question survey today!

Join us to hear from Dr. Edmond Chan on cow's milk allergy development and prevention.

This webinar is targeted to expectant and new parents, dietitians, nurses and healthcare professionals who provide pre-natal and post-natal support.

Register your 7-15-year old today for the free 8-week online mentorship program. These sessions are a great way for youth to connect with others.

Sessions begin January 29th.

Attend our free 90-minute interactive webinar with a trained parent mentor.

Next sessions are January 14th and 18th. Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now!

Learn about our support groups and get in touch with one.

If there isn’t one in your community, we’ll help you get one started!

Join blogger and cookbook author Amanda Orlando for the inaugural “Free to Be Me” Food Allergy Wellness Retreat in Toronto, ON. Tickets are now on sale.
In this series, we feature past online events and webinars.

This month, we are featuring our food allergy and asthma webinar. Asthma can be triggered throughout the winter due to the cold weather and flu season, watch our webinar to learn about the importance of controlling asthma.
Special Feature: From the Community
Janet and David Lorette, and their daughter Katherine of Rothesay, New Brunswick have been awarded The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal in recognition of their Sweet Caroline Foundation work to increase food allergy awareness and education.

Read about the Sweet Caroline Foundation and how their work led to this prestigious honour.
Ask the Allergist

This month, we're featuring some of the top questions asked from the past - like is there ever a time to use Benadryl® for treating allergic reactions.

Do you have a food allergy-related question for Ask the allergist? Send it to us at
Ask the Dietitian

This month, we're sharing our top articles for organizing and planning allergy-friendly meals and snacks to help you start off the year right!

If you have a food allergy-related question for Ask the dietitian, send it to us at
Ways to Give
Help us make an impact and be part of Canada’s #FoodAllergyFuture

Find out how donations from the community helped us make an impact last year with our 2022 impact in numbers visual.

Plus, discover ways to give below and help us continue to #MakeFoodAllergyCount in 2023 and beyond.
Help transform the lives of Canadians with food allergy. 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, and 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.
Celebrate while supporting our cause! Plan your next birthday or milestone event with ECHOage, a free online party-planning service that helps charities in North America.

In honour of your birthday or event, ask your friends and family to donate to Food Allergy Canada. Small charities like ours rely on your generous donations to continue our important work now and well into the future.