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Talking Food Allergy

Food Label Troubles: From Big Allergen Recalls to Grocery Store Gaps

Food safety expert Dr. Steven Gendel and grocer Jeff Hawley explain to host Jen Jobrack why we are seeing big food allergy recalls, and the moves underway for better regulation.

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Campus Experts and Students on Food Allergy, College Dining & COVID-19

College dining specialists Beth Winthrop and Lindsay Haas plus 2 students speak on: the challenges to provide a selection of allergy-friendly meals on campus during COVID-19, plus pandemic silver linings.

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Drs. Ruchi Gupta & Carla Davis | Fixing Barriers to Food Allergy Care

Dr. Ruchi Gupta and Dr. Carla Davis share thoughtful insights with host Jen Jobrack on the high rate of food allergy in the Black and Latinx communities, but the low rate of allergist care and epinephrine access. Another in our racial disparities series.

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Thomas and Dina Silvera | Urgent Need to Train Preschools on Allergy

Elijah-Alavi Foundation founders Thomas Silvera and Ondina Hawthorne-Silvera discuss with host Jen Jobrack how the death of their son led to “our life’s work” to protect allergic children in preschool.

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Aleasa Word | Food Allergy & Healthcare Bias: A Black Mom’s Experience

Coach and advocate Aleasa Word has an impassioned discussion with host Jen Jobrack on the healthcare issues facing Black food allergy families, and shares her own disturbing experience. Second of our series on racial disparities and food allergy.

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Emily Brown | Black Families in Food Allergy Need to be Heard

Emily Brown of Food Equality Initiative speaks to host Jen Jobrack on food insecurity with food allergies, plus the urgent need to prioritize Black families in food allergy research and advocacy. The first of our series on racial disparities and food allergy.

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Tamara Hubbard | How Food Allergy Families Can Manage COVID-19 Stresses

Tamara Hubbard, licensed family counselor, speaks to host Jen Jobrack on: how food allergy parents can manage anxiety related to food supply, anaphylaxis, what to tell kids and more during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano | Mom Guilt and Letting Go with Teens

Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano, allergist and allergy mom, speaks to host Jen Jobrack on: mom guilt, learning to let go with teens on allergy management, partnering with the school, and the surprise onset of her own food allergy.