Five Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Food Allergies
Peanuts, shellfish, eggs, soy and wheat—these are just some of the food allergies that school nutrition professionals must navigate in order to prepare nutritious meals for students.
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Food allergies are serious business—equip yourself to keep your school cafeteria safe for all students with these resources.
The Big Nine
More than 90% of food allergy reactions are attributed to nine common foods. What are they, and how dangerous can they be?
Food Allergy Training
Learn the protocol for handling allergic reactions if and when you find yourself in a critical situation in the cafeteria.
Use this toolkit from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to implement the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies.
Food Allergy FAQ
Being knowledgeable on the subject of food allergies is all about creating a safer, more socially comfortable environment for students.
Don’t mess with misinformation when it comes to food allergies. These convenient resources have all the facts you need to know.