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Global News: Canadian expert offers Halloween safety tips for children living with allergies

October 31, 2023 — 

Jennifer Protudjer, an associate professor with the University of Manitoba, said that it’s great for families looking to manage food allergies to have safety procedures. This includes reading food labels and avoiding items all together, if they don’t have an ingredient list.

She also added that it can help if a parent or guardian communicates with neighbours that their child has an allergy.

“Allergy-safe treats and non-food treats would be something that I think a lot of families who manage food allergy would be really open to,” said Protudjer.

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