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Download our helpful info sheets to help explain food allergy and anaphylaxis to others, or to just keep for yourself. You’ll find posters, fast facts, topic sheets (like food allergy myths, stress and anxiety, epinephrine, diagnosis, etc.), checklists, tips, and more!

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Check out the downloadable resources below. You’ll find posters, fast facts, topic sheets, checklists, tips, and more. You can use these resources to help educate family and friends and share with others, like schools, workplaces, child care providers, and more.


Tip sheets and checklists

The 5 emergency steps

This resource outlines the 5 emergency steps to follow when someone is having an anaphylactic reaction.

Eat Early. Eat Often. cover pageEat Early. Eat Often.

Produced under the National Food Allergy Action Plan, this resource includes practical tips on feeding babies early, recipes for different allergenic foods, and more.

Planning for post-secondary with food allergyPlanning for post-secondary checklist

Halloween tip sheet for party hostsHalloween tip sheet for party hosts

Topic sheets

Check out our additional patient resources and webinars for healthcare professionals and patients. You’ll find various topics covered by leading allergists and other experts, including early introduction of peanut to babies.

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Fast facts

Food allergy do's and don'tsFood allergy do’s and don’ts
Get the facts on food allergiesGet the facts on food allergies

Other resources

Flyer for Allergy AwareTake AllergyAware.ca courses

AllergyAware.ca’s free 30-minute course teaches you the basics of food allergy, the signs and symptoms of a reaction, and what steps to take if a reaction occurs.

Share the AllergyAware.ca course with your online community. Upon successfully finishing the course, you’ll get a Certificate of Completion.

Youth holding an "Allergy Awareness Challenge" sign.Allergy Awareness Challenge for schools

The Allergy Awareness Challenge features two separate challenges – one for elementary schools and another for high school students. 

The Challenge consists of free downloadable resources for educators, including lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, student worksheets, information sheets, posters, and more. It provides fun activities and engaging discussions to help students take food allergy seriously.

The Ultimate Guidebook for Teens with Food Allergies

The guidebook is written by a team of youth with food allergy from our Youth Advisory Panel (YAP), and includes real-life stories, tips and advice on how to live safely with food allergy.

Download the book and please share with teens.

Family sitting on sofa in open plan lounge using laptopRecorded webinars

Watch our past webinars to hear from various experts on food allergy, including allergists, dietitians, researchers, and more!

Be sure to share these recordings with others who may benefit.

Food allergy awareness and education

Watch and share our Faces of food allergy video, which shares what it’s like to live with this medical condition.
This video will help you prepare for your upcoming allergist appointment. Learn 12 simple tips for making the most of your visit.
Share this 2-minute video with students, it provides a quick overview of anaphylaxis, including causes, symptoms, and treatment. 
With this video, learn how to Give epinephrine and Go call 911 when having anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction.
With this short video, learn how to Give epinephrine and Go call 911 when having anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction.

Food allergy do’s and don’ts

Celebrate safely: Food allergies are serious business. Why not celebrate safely by offering non-food treats.
Cleaning your hands: Learn how to properly remove allergens from your hands.
Double dipping: Make sure you use different utensils when making food that may contain an allergen.
No picking: Don’t pick an allergen from food and serve it to someone with that food allergy.

View all our videos on our YouTube channel

Find fun and informative videos on recipes, allergy-awareness, anaphylaxis and more!