Food Allergy Canada is a nationally registered charity committed to educating, supporting, and advocating for the more than 2.6 million Canadians with food allergy.
June 2019
Read about our advocacy day where we presented our National Food Allergy Action Plan to MPs and Senators on Parliament Hill.

Plus, meet Drs Soller and Azzano, the winners of the Pryde Family Travel Grant.

Now that summer is almost here, check out our tips on staying safe. If your child is heading to summer camp, be sure to read our list of things to keep in mind as you prepare.

Check out highlights from our meetings with Health Canada and Codex about food labelling and food safety.

Learn about the new proposed bill in Alberta to protect students with life-threatening food allergy, and if you're from Alberta, contact your MLA to make sure the bill passes the third reading.
Get involved in a research study on oral immunotherapy (OIT) and another study that measures quality of life. And, participate in a public consultation by the CFIA.

Plus, read the latest research news including findings on the use of epinephrine, and the results of Aimmune Therapeutics’ Phase 3 trials on AR101 for use in OIT.
Also, check out our latest mythbuster: Can antihistamines and asthma medications be used instead of epinephrine to treat anaphylaxis?

Participate in webinars for parents and caregivers, and children. Plus, learn about our support groups across Canada and join.

Webinars offered this month:
 For parents of newly diagnosed children: Managing food allergy and anaphylaxis
Next sessions are July 6 and July 9. These sessions are quite popular and are filling up fast, be sure to register for a session early.
For kids 7-11 years old: Allergy Pals Monthly
This month's topic is summertime with food allergy. Sign your child up for this webinar on June 23.

Dr. Upton
Ask the allergist is our regular newsletter feature where Dr. Julia Upton, a Canadian allergist, answers your top food allergy questions.

This month she answers questions about red meat and pea protein allergies. 

Do you have a question you would like to ask Dr. Upton for our upcoming Ask the expert newsletter series? Send it to us at [email protected].
Alex Tagliani, NASCAR race car driver and Food Allergy Canada ambassador, kicked off Food Allergy Awareness Month at Kimberley/Beaches Alternative School in Toronto, ON.

Students cheering on Alex at the race
Watch the video
We would love to hear from you! Share your stories with us at  [email protected] .
For Food Allergy Awareness Month, the Children with Food Allergies Alberta – Education and Support Group hosted a Food Allergy Fun Run at Sailsbury Athletic Park in Sherwood Park, Alberta to raise awareness about food allergy while fundraising for Food Allergy Canada.

Discover what prompted the support group to host the Fun Run fundraiser and see highlights from the community event.

Kids at the Food Allergy Fun Run