Food Allergies Resources
According to Allergies Québec, 300,000 Quebecers live with food allergies, including 40,000 students attending a primary school. For many people, including staff in school, allergies are a concern. The site of Allergies Québec is a good reference on this subject.
These ten main allergens alone account for 90% of allergic reactions:
|Fish and Seafood||Sesame|
|Mustard||Sulfite (rather associated with sensitivity)|
The best way to deal with food allergies is to focus on the trio awareness-intervention-prevention. You can download the Fact Sheet : ABC of food allergies and know the individualized anaphylaxis intervention plan for your school.
For its members, the Association also suggests two non-allergen activity cards to be produced with the students: