Food Allergy Awareness Month

Food Allergies in Schools


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide information about food allergies and food allergies in school. The CDC also provides Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools and Early Care and Education Programs Adobe PDF file [PDF - 10MB] and Food Allergy Guidelines FAQs Adobe PDF file [PDF - 163KB] as reference tools.

Food Allergies and Intolerances Information

USDA. National Agricultural Library.

Learn nutrition and health issues regarding food allergies and intolerance.

Food Allergies in School

Food Allergy Initiative.

The Food Allergy Initiative was founded in 1998 to fund research that seeks to cure, improve diagnosis and treatment, and keep patients safe through education and advocacy. This website contains information about food allergies, resources, and specific information for children with food allergies in different environments such as school.

Food Allergies: Reducing the Risks

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Food allergies can range from merely irritating to life-threatening. FDA is working to ensure that major allergenic ingredients in food are accurately labeled. Felicia Billingslea, FDA Director of Food Labeling & Standards, provides tips to help prevent allergic reactions and explains the differences between food allergies and food intolerance.

Managing Food Allergies at School

Food Allergy Resource & Education.

A Web site with resources for managing food allergies at school.

Resource List on Food Allergies and Intolerances for Consumers (PDF | 252.04 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Take advantage of this list of resources the Food and Nutrition Information Center has provided for consumers with food allergies and intolerances.

Special Diets: Food Allergies

Learn what foods commonly cause allergic reactions; get information on creating an action plan; and view allergen-free recipes.