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Voluntary guidelines for managing food allergies in schools and early care and education programs : frequently asked questions.
  • Published Date:
    10/31/13
  • Status:
    current
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 164.37 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Population Health. ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ;
  • Description:
    A FAQ explaining the Voluntary guidelines for managing food allergies in schools and early care and education programs issued Oct. 2013 by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of Population Health.

    General Questions: What is a food allergy? -- What are symptoms of an allergic reaction to food? -- What is anaphylaxis? -- Why are the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies being disseminated now? -- What is the purpose of the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies? -- What is the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act? -- What are the priority areas in the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies? -- Are these the only food allergy guidelines for schools and early care and education (ECE) programs? -- Do the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies preempt state law? -- Are schools or early care and education (ECE) programs required to implement the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies? -- What are the financial costs of implementing a plan consistent with the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies? -- How do the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies compare to the 2010 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States developed by an NIAID-sponsored expert panel? -- Are the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies different from national school health guidelines for other chronic conditions? -- Were the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies developed to be consistent with other federal laws and regulations? -- Do the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies provide specific information for each state? -- Are the recommendations in the Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies applied in the same way for early care and education (ECE) programs as they would be in K-12 schools? -- Do schools and early care and education (ECE) programs need to implement every guideline? -- Putting Guidelines into Practice: What actions can be taken by School Boards and District Staff? -- What actions can be taken by school administrators and staff? -- What actions can be taken by early care and education (ECE) administrators and staff? -- Where can I find more information on federal laws and regulations that govern food allergies in schools and ECE programs? -- Where can I find more food allergy resources? -- Is there a glossary for abbreviations and acronyms?

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Population Health.

    6 p.

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