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.
July 2020
Get an update on our National Food Allergy Action Plan and find out our next steps with the 2021 federal budget. Stay tuned on how you can #MakeFoodAllergyCount and get involved in the coming months.  Learn more.
We hope you enjoyed our webinar series with leading allergists and food allergy experts! The recordings are now available to watch. A big thank you to our presenters and sponsors for supporting our webinar series. Watch the recordings.
Get answers to your questions on managing food allergy during this time. Check out our new resource for foodservice, tips for grocery shopping and more. Learn how to stay safe during this time.
As summer camps, parks and other public places begin to re-open, review our helpful tips for staying safe with food allergy all summer long. Learn more.
Have questions about EoE? Check out this informative article that explains the basics of EoE and covers prevalence, symptoms, diagnosis, and more.  Learn more.
  • Parents: 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.
  • Patients/families affected by FPIES: Help the FPIES Foundation learn what's important to you. Provide your thoughts in the FPIES Care Initiatives Community Survey. Take the survey.
If someone has a peanut allergy, should they avoid all legumes?  Find out now.
Did you miss a past webinar? The recordings, including sessions from the “Creating a better future” series, are available to watch at any time on our  recorded webinars page .  Check out the recordings.
Perfect for families with recently diagnosed children or adults who are newly diagnosed. Learn the basics of food allergy and anaphylaxis in an interactive 90-minute session. Spots fill up quick, so  register now.
Find a support group near you and connect with one online and through social media. If you're in the Dresden, ON area, check out the support group meeting happening next month! Find a support group.
Ask the allergist is our regular newsletter feature where Dr. Julia Upton answers your questions! 

This month she answers common questions about food allergy prevention and breastfeeding.
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
In this series, we ask dietitians across Canada to answer your questions on nutrition and dietary support.

This month, Amy Chow, a registered dietitian based in Langley City, BC, answers a question on food sensitivities and intolerances.
Do you have a question you’d like to ask a dietitian in the months to come? If so, please send it along to us at  [email protected].
Amy Chow, RD
Please note: The dietitians featured in this series answer questions on general topics, please talk to your doctor if you have questions about your own health or the health of your child.
#FoodAllergyChampions: 2020 award winners
Meet the winners of our 2020 community awards. Each of the recipients have shown exemplary dedication and passion for raising food allergy awareness and educating others.
Check out the winners' profiles and join us in congratulating them!
Become a #FoodAllergyChampion
As a small charity, we rely on donors to be able to continue our educational programming, advocate for change, and provide life-changing support – especially during this time where funding has become unstable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are reliant on your generous contributions to be able to continue our important work. Discover the different ways you can support our charity below.
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, 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 online at ECHOage, a free online party-planning service that helps charities in North America. You can also create a VIRTUAL birthday party and event on this platform!

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.