When relatives don’t believe a food allergy is real, it’s a recipe for quarrels and broken bonds.
One young girl’s tragic, likely preventable death from anaphylaxis has become the catalyst for change in Ontario. Sabrina’s Law now requires anaphylaxis safety plans in schools across the province.
From blogs to the press to esteemed medical journals, those who support anaphylaxis policies in schools are being branded as “hysterical” or “fearful” or even needing to “feel special”. Exceptional anxiety is portrayed as the rule. AL bites into: why critics love to hate food allergy.