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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/peanut-allergy-frightening-facts-emerging-treatments-ultimate-avoidance

Peanut Allergy: Frightening Facts, Emerging Treatments, Ultimate Avoidance

Peanut allergy has historically been the most fatal food allergy, comprising 50 to 62 percent of all food allergy deaths annually (Food Allergies Atlanta, 2022). It is also the leading food allergy...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/egg-allergy-revealing-facts-unraveling-hidden-sources

Egg Allergy: Revealing Facts and Unraveling Hidden Sources

Does your camp host children six and under or family camps with small children? If so, be on alert for egg allergies, which occur most in infants and young children. Learn here about this condition,...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/strategies-serving-top-nine-allergen-free-meals

Strategies for Serving Top Nine Allergen-Free Meals

Goodbye eggs, milk, wheat, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and sesame! While it would be rare to have a camper who has all these allergies, you may have multiple campers with allergies to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/understanding-avoiding-soy-allergen-sources

Understanding and Avoiding Soy Allergen Sources

For food service management shopping for soy-allergic campers, it will seem like soy is everywhere. Because soy is a staple for many food manufacturers, it is one of the most ubiquitous food...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/2020-food-allergy-alert-fda-temporarily-decreases-food-labeling-requirements-during-pandemic

2020 Food Allergy Alert: FDA Temporarily Decreases Food Labeling Requirements During Pandemic

In March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic was declared a US national emergency, demanding new state regulations throughout the country, an array of CDC and WHO cautions and guidelines, and procedural...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/e-cigarettes-juuling-what-all-camps-need-know

E-Cigarettes and "Juuling" — What All Camps Need to Know

Know and share the facts.  Learn about e-cigarettes and "Juuling" and the threats they pose to youth and young adults

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/evolution-dietary-guidelines

The Evolution of Dietary Guidelines

If we were to prepare the most scientifically healthy diet daily for our campers, what would that look like? It seems that what is considered a "healthy diet" has changed so many times over the years...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/partner-online-course/prepare-your-kitchen-staff-embrace-needs-campers-celiac-disease-non

Prepare Your Kitchen Staff to Embrace the Needs of Campers with Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

You will learn from a gluten-free educator, parent and 11-year old camper with Celiac disease just how critical the kitchen staff is to the camper’s experience. This training is a first step for...

https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/partner-online-course/gluten-free-celiac-education-awareness-training-improving-safety

Gluten Free/Celiac Education and Awareness Training: Improving Safety and Inclusion

Gluten Free/Celiac Education and Awareness Training: Improving Safety and Inclusion  Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are increasingly common today.  Celiac is an...

https://www.acacamps.org/blog/how-prepare-food-allergies-camp

How to Prepare for Food Allergies at Camp

In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 14–20, 2017), Margaret Redmond, MD, discusses how to be lower the chances of food allergy reactions at camp and what to do in case of allergen...