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Posted by: LinksEtc
« on: January 20, 2014, 09:38:11 PM »

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Posted by: LinksEtc
« on: January 20, 2014, 09:37:53 PM »

NASP Member Provides Congressional Testimony
Dr. Poland ís testimony emphasized that many schools have become complacent about safety planning. He gave several examples of the lack of prioritization of safety and crisis planning by school administrators.


FARE - "Message from the CEO"


Keeping known food allergens out of the classroom during celebrations is now recommended by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention in its national school guidelines. FARE strongly supports this.

Posted by: LinksEtc
« on: January 20, 2014, 09:37:41 PM »

Recent Studies and Published Stats 2010 and later


"Food allergy: a practice parameter", ANNALS OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY, VOLUME 96, MARCH, 2006
Severe allergic reactions may be seen in some patients who only inhale or come in contact with food allergens.

Nearly half of the fatalities (43%) occurred at either a school or an eating establishment.


HELP! Studies as to X-contam, may contains, etc

Useful Articles for Back-to-School Meetings (cya)

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"Advocacy: Food Allergies in the Classroom"
http://www.aafa.org/pdfs/Winter08_FINAL.pdf   (Page 4)

Back to School with Food Allergies

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (Natl Institute of Health website)

ER every 3 minutes
FAI -- Food Allergy Initiative -- 2011  (ajasfolks2)

"Peanut-free guidelines reduce school lunch peanut contents"
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17556397?ordinalpos=3&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEn trez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Reaction in classroom v. lunchroom link (notnutty)

Ignoring Cautionary Warning Labels in PreSchool Se (BBCBMOM)

"Severe systemic allergic reaction induced by accidental skin contact with cow milk in a 16-year-old boy."

"Epicutaneous exposure to peanut protein prevents oral tolerance and enhances allergic sensitization."

"Administration of epinephrine for life-threatening allergic reactions in school settings."


"Life-threatening asthma and anaphylaxis in schools: a treatment model for school-based programs."



state Honor Roll 2008: Asthma and Allergy Policies for Schools

Posted by: LinksEtc
« on: January 20, 2014, 09:36:46 PM »

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