Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Is it just me or do you feel like things speed up this time of year? I’m still snacking on leftover Halloween candy and now it’s time to baste the turkey.   I must admit, while I have some recipes that are old standbys such…

“Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my!”- Dorothy in Wizard of Oz For the second year in a row, the Baltimore FARE WALK for FOOD ALLERGY was held on the grounds of the Baltimore Zoo! With kid friendly activities, a host of food allergy vendors, professional and school mascots, festive music and over 770 dedicated…

CINDY GORDON Owner, Vegetarian Mamma FoodASC Member since June 2016 Member Spotlight is our new monthly column in which we interview FoodASC members to highlight their businesses, publications and personal experiences.  If you are interested in being featured or nominating another member for the spotlight, please contact info@foodasc.com.     Please tell us about yourself…

Are you the parent of a child or children with food allergies or celiac disease?  Is school fast approaching or already upon you? Have you performed the necessary steps to give your child the best chance of a successful school year? Returning to school reminds me of the famous quote by Benjamin Franklin, “By failing to…

    We asked food allergy and celiac influencers such as bloggers, entrepreneurs, authors, professionals, consultants and business owners to answer the following question in one sentence. If you could go back in time, what advice or words of wisdom would you give yourself about living with food allergies and sensitivities, celiac disease, asthma, eczema…

  Although it can be nerve-wracking to send your food-allergic child to summer camp, it is possible for them to have a fun and safe experience and for you to be a relatively “happy camper” as well. Here Are 8 Mistakes To Avoid: Mistake #1: Checking The Availability Of Medications The Night Before Camp. 1.…

Suddenly, he began scratching uncontrollably followed by vomiting.  I feared at that moment Frank, my 2 year old son, was having an allergic reaction to the peanut butter sandwich I had just given him.  I was talking with my mother on the phone and recall telling her, “Mom, Frank likes peanut butter just like me!”…

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