Top Tips and Tools for Making Back to School “Safe” with Food Allergies


Dairy Free Allergy AlertThanks to the Internet, having kids with food allergies has become a little less scary. Mothers swap information and ideas, organizations to support have formed, and new products have emerged from little companies that wouldn’t even exist if they couldn’t so easily reach the well-dispersed, worldwide food allergy population. Really, there are now too many resources for me to cover in a single article, but I thought it would still be helpful to put together a collection of the top back to school articles and resources for food allergic kids.

Whether your child has a food allergy, intolerance, or an immune condition such as Celiac Disease, which requires a free-from diet, you will surely find some useful tips within the 12 articles below …

Now, you may be armed with more knowledge, but it is important to also arm your child with some fun food allergy messages to drive the point home. The following companies make everything from cute epi-pen pouches to stickers, badges, lunch bags, and t-shirts with free-from messages:

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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