Peanut Allergies

I'm Not Lovin' McDonald's Canada's Backwards New Allergy Policy

Pauline Osena | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Living
Pauline Osena

You had me, McDonald's... but now you don't. I have defended and promoted the McDonald's brand countless times, but now I feel that I can't. This new allergy notice posted in all Canadian restaurants tells me that anyone with food allergies is not welcome at McDonald's.

McDonald's Canada Menu Is No Longer Nut-Free

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada Living

The fast-food chain previously only served individually packaged peanuts and tree nuts.

Give Babies Peanut Foods Early To Prevent Allergies: Experts

CP | Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press | Posted 01.05.2017 | Canada Parents

"It's old news, wrong old news, to wait."

What You Need To Know About Food Allergy Labelling In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Pauline Osena | Posted 08.08.2016 | Canada Living

Understanding allergen labelling can be life-saving for people with food allergies.

We Can Cure Kids' Food Allergies Within The Next Decade

Dr. Amy Kaiser | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Parents
Dr. Amy Kaiser

We need a long-term, lasting solution that removes the social barriers that come with allergies, allowing kids to focus on being kids, live life free of fear and feel the comfort of home wherever they are. The good news? Researchers are working tirelessly toward finding a cure, and they're getting closer to realizing this goal.

President's Choice Ginger Cookie Chips Recalled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Living

The products were sold across the country.

How To Protect Your Child From Having A Peanut Allergy

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 04.25.2015 | Canada Living

For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to keep them away from peanut-based foods. Now a major ...

Too Much Cleaning (And Antibiotics) Could Be Causing Food Allergies

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Living

Mice that were raised in a sterile environment or given antibiotics early in life lacked a common gut bacteria that appears to prevent food allergies,...

When Other Kids' Allergies Make Your Life Harder, Be Grateful

BabyPost | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Living

A note was sent home with us when we met my daughter's teacher last week to advice that some children in the school have allergies so severe they can die if they come into even the slightest contact with peanuts. No nut butter alternatives are allowed either. When is the burden of accommodating other people's children too much?

Allergic To Peanuts? How Restaurants Can Help

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new guide for restaurateurs seeks to improve the understanding of food allergies and create a safer environment for diners at risk of alle...

Delicious and Danger Free: Allergy Friendly Recipes For The New Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Maya Hamovitch | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Living

Those living with food allergies might argue it's a hard knock life. Not only are they forbidden from foods such as eggs, peanuts and shellfish (three...

Food Allergies A Serious Concern For Millions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - It doesn't take much to trigger a reaction in someone with a food allergy — ingesting a tiny piece of peanut or unknowingly eating pasta co...

Peanut-Controlled Zones Created At Toronto Blue Jay Games

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays are providing fans with peanut allergies a little relief this season.The baseball club will offer a peanut controlled ...