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Bullying Food Allergies

When Peanuts Are Poison -- No Joke!

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lianne Mandelbaum

When you are living with a food allergy, the world can be a dangerous place. I truly worry about sending my food allergic child into a world that largely is ignorant about the dangers of having a potentially fatal food allergy.

Be Aware: The Dangers of Food Allergy Bullying

Sue Scheff | Posted 10.01.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

I'm aware that this isn't a brand new phenomenon. But as a parent, I feel it's my duty to gather more of us to spread the message to our children and fellow parents. Whether or not our kids are allergic to peanuts, dairy, gluten, or another food product, it's up to us to empower them to stand up for themselves and others.

Food Allergies: Doctors Disagree on Peanut-Free Schools/Classrooms Plus Talk on Bullying

S.Z. Berg | Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents
S.Z. Berg

At the center of the fallout are the allergic children and teenagers who are sometimes left feeling unsafe, socially set apart from their peers at lunch or in classroom celebrations, and teased or bullied by other students.