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Presented in a welcoming format with interviews and open discussions, FAACT’s Roundtable podcast episodes cover all aspects of living with food allergies across the lifespan. You don't want to miss out, so subscribe, sit back, relax, and welcome FAACT into your homes!FAACT's Roundtable Podcast will return on January 27, 2021. Until then, stay well, and always be kind to one another!

Presented in a welcoming format with interviews and open discussions, FAACT’s Roundtable podcast episodes cover all aspects of living with food allergies across the lifespan. You don't want to miss out, so subscribe, sit back, relax, and welcome FAACT into your homes!FAACT's Roundtable Podcast will return on January 27, 2021. Until then, stay well, and always be kind to one another!

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Presented in a welcoming format with interviews and open discussions, FAACT’s Roundtable podcast episodes cover all aspects of living with food allergies across the lifespan. You don't want to miss out, so subscribe, sit back, relax, and welcome FAACT into your homes!FAACT's Roundtable Podcast will return on January 27, 2021. Until then, stay well, and always be kind to one another!

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Episodes

Ep. 60: Exploring Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating with Food Allergies

4/7/2021
In this episode, FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health, Emery Brown, MA, School Psychology, helps us explore Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating and how these conditions may interact with food allergies. Learn about signs and symptoms and how to find help, hope, and solutions. To keep you in the know, here are helpful resources: Podcasts: Understanding PTSD and Food AllergiesYour Family: Building Resilience in KidsFood Allergy Anxiety and DepressionSelf-care and Coping Skills Tips for...

Duration:00:24:02

Ep. 59: Behind the Scenes at Allergic Living with Gwen Smith

3/31/2021
In this episode, we sit down with Gwen Smith, Editor and Content Chief of Allergic Living, to take a peek behind the scenes of America's favorite food allergy and asthma news source. Ms. Smith shares personal stories of her first reaction as an adult and what inspired Allergic Living. We explore memorable stories and why educating the public is at the heart of Ms. Smith's passion. To keep you in the know, here are links mentioned in the podcast: Allergic Living'This Allergic Life'...

Duration:00:25:19

Ep. 58: The Hershey Company - Taking the Mystery Out of Manufacturing

3/24/2021
In this episode, we explore the complex system of the food safety culture at The Hershey Company with Kevin Boyd, PhD, Manager of Allergen and Toxicology, and Megan Kenjora, Senior Manager of Food Safety Culture. Listen to how their work is more than executing protocol to keep people with food allergies safe, but how science, safety, and passion merge to create tasty treats worldwide. To keep you in the know, here are a few links to topics mentioned in the podcast: The Hershey CompanyFood...

Duration:00:22:51

Ep. 57: Understanding PTSD and Food Allergies

3/17/2021
In this episode, we explore Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), how to identify it, and what to do if you suspect a loved one might be experiencing PTSD. As we speak with FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health, Emery Brown, MA, School Psychology, we'll learn about medical PTSD, although rare, and post-traumatic growth, as well! Links and resources mentioned in today's podcast: Podcasts: Your Family: Building Resilience in KidsFood Allergy Anxiety and DepressionSelf-care and Coping...

Duration:00:19:12

Ep. 56: USDA - Meet One Special Scientist Behind Peanut and Tree Nut Research

3/10/2021
In today's episode, we meet Soheila Maleki, Ph.D, a research chemist with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service in New Orleans. Ms. Maleki's work focuses specifically on peanut and tree nuts. We explore the type of research her lab conducts and how everyone from the peanut farmer to researchers are involved in addressing food allergy in the United States. To keep you in the know, here are a few links to topics mentioned in the podcast: Food Processing and Sensory and Quality Research:...

Duration:00:21:23

Ep. 55: Allergy News - Updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans

3/3/2021
In this episode, Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD, sits down with us to share a lively and detailed review of the updated USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans. We explore the recommendations for feeding infants allergens in hopes of preventing food allergies and discuss tips on how to safely feed allergens to infants. To keep you in the know, here are a few helpful links: USDA Dietary GuidelinesPrevent Peanut Allergies: American Academy of Pediatrics: Healthy ChildrenAcademy of...

Duration:00:19:14

Ep. 54: College Life with Food Allergies

2/24/2021
In this episode we hear directly from two college students, Maya Konoff (Syracuse University) and Emma Sorrentino (University of Vermont), who are enjoying traditional college life while managing food allergies. Hear their very candid and authentic thoughts about campus dining, roommates, and dating. To keep you in the know, we invite you to explore these resources: FAACT College and University Resources FAACT’s Adults with Food Allergies Section FAACT Blogs: Getting Ready for College:...

Duration:00:24:42

Ep. 53: Adults Living with Food Allergies - Discover New Support and Resources with FAACT

2/17/2021
As the adult population with food allergy continues to grow, we sit down with two adults with food allergies to learn how they navigate their work and personal lives. Joining us is Linda Menighan, FAACT Vice President of Programs, and Emery Gewirtz Brown, FAACT Director of Behavioral Health. These two community leaders take us on a lively tour of several new 'Adults with Food Allergies' resources available to you, your friends, and colleagues. To keep you in the know, below are a few, free...

Duration:00:30:13

Ep. 52: Make this Valentine's Day Special - Tips with Kristin Osborne

2/10/2021
Meet the newest FAACT Leadership team member, Kristin M. Osborne, FAACT's Vice President of Education, as we explore special activities to celebrate Valentine's Day with food allergies. Hear about Random Acts of Valentine's Day Kindness to creating new and inclusive memories with your family and friends. We welcome Kristin and her extensive background as she joins the FAACT Leadership team. To keep you in the know, below are helpful links: Meet Kristin OsborneBlogs: FAACT Believes in Love...

Duration:00:22:45

Ep. 51: Meet Brennan - FAACT's Teal Love Shines Bright Contest Winner

2/3/2021
In this episode, you'll enjoy getting to know precocious 12-year-old Brennan, who candidly discusses his challenges and successes in managing food allergies. As a FAACT Camp TAG and Teen Retreat veteran, Brennan provides a glimpse from an attendee's perspective of these two signature events. Joined by his mother, Shannon, they share stories of bullying and triumph. Links from topics mentioned in podcast: Brennan’s Teal Love Spotlight Food Allergy JourneyFAACT’s Camp TAG (The Allergy...

Duration:00:27:31

Ep. 50: FAACT 2021 - Preparing for an Exciting Year with Eleanor Garrow-Holding

1/27/2021
In this episode, we sit down with FAACT President, CEO and Founder, Eleanor Garrow-Holding, as she reflects on 2020 with her eye on 2021. Eleanor authentically shares her personal experience discovering her son's food allergy, EoE, and asthma and how those early experiences helped to shape the FAACT organization we know today. Programs mentioned in podcast: FAACT's Camp TAGFAACT's Teen RetreatFAACT's Leadership SummitBlogs: Bringing Hope, Love, and Empathy into the New Year for Those...

Duration:00:35:13

Ep. 49: COVID-19 Vaccinations, Safety, and the Impact on Food Allergy

12/31/2020
In this episode, we sit down with FAACT's Medical Advisory Board Chair, Dr. Shahzad Mustafa, to explore the world of COVID-19 vaccinations as he explains how vaccinations work and why the current vaccinations offered are safe - even for people living with food allergies and asthma. Podcasts with Dr. Shahzad Mustafa: Understanding COVID-19, Part 1 Understanding COVID-19, Part 2 Food Allergy and COVID-19 Pandemic, Where Are We NowResources:· FAACT’s COVID-19 Resource CenterThe Centers for...

Duration:00:20:10

Ep. 48: Keeping Kids Engaged This Winter

12/16/2020
Pandemic parenting has been a challenge! Today, we sit down with FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health, Emery Gewirtz, MA, School Psychology, as we explore what emotions kids might be feeling right now and how to help establish fun winter goals, routines, and tips to perk up the pandemic winter blues. Listen to Emery's top three tips for engagement, including how to help your child remain engaged with their peers and friends. Links mentioned in podcast: Cosmic Kids YogaFAACT’s Behavioral...

Duration:00:28:19

Ep. 47: Holiday Family Fun Craft Ideas and Ideas to Keep You Connected

12/9/2020
In this episode, FAACT-recognized support group leader, and FAACT Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board Member, Ashley Smith, explores fresh ideas for creating memories for all budgets and locations. Ashley discusses how to keep grandparents involved even when they are living across the country and how to focus on love, creativity, and inclusion of all family members. No prior crafting experience needed to enjoy these easy and affordable ideas! To keep you in the know, below are...

Duration:00:32:42

Ep. 46: Staying Safe During the Holidays with Food Allergies and Cultural Traditions

12/2/2020
In this episode, FAACT-recognized support group leader, and FAACT Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board Member, Carolina Soto, MSW, shares how to safely manage the holidays as we balance precious, cultural traditions with food allergy management. Carolina explores the importance of finding support and why we need one another. To keep you in the know, below are helpful links: FAACT's Teal Love Spotlight ContestFAACT's Cultural Allergy-Friendly Recipes on PinterestFAACT's Support...

Duration:00:23:57

Ep. 45: Beat Holiday Stress - Tips for a Joyful Season

11/25/2020
This holiday season, we explore how to set a positive intention, learn how to say "No" with grace and honesty, and how to "take in the good" with Emery Gewirtz, FAACT Director of Behavioral Health. The holidays can be tough, but with tools packed with science-based tips, you'll be prepared for a joyful season. To keep you in the know, below are a few, free & helpful links: Holiday Helpers: FAACT’s “What Will Your Holiday Season Look Like?” BlogFAACT’s Holiday Planning SectionFAACT’s...

Duration:00:26:45

Ep.44: Holiday Tips for Your Kitchen with Chef Keith Norman

11/18/2020
In this episode, Executive Chef, Keith Norman, with South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, helps us get ready for holiday cooking by sharing tips for preparing ahead of time and how to safely cook a turkey. Chef Keith shares his passion for our food allergy community through his cooking and food allergy aware television appearances. To keep you in the know, below are helpful links: FAACT's Shine Bright with Teal Love Spotlight ContestFood Service and Food Allergies with Chef KeithFDA's Food...

Duration:00:17:41

Ep. 43: Communicating and Connecting with Your Child's Teacher During the Pandemic

11/11/2020
As parents of children with food allergies, we know a strong parent-teacher relationship is key. In this information-packed episode, we sit down with Keynote speaker, Author, former California Teacher of the Year, the Rappin' Mathematician, and the Founder of Multiplication Nation, Alex Kajitani, to explore how to keep those important lines of communication open with our children's teachers. Mr. Kajitani also helps us better understand the importance of teaching our students how to become...

Duration:00:26:37

Ep. 42: Food Allergen Detection with Scientist Melanie Downs

11/4/2020
In this episode, we explore the science behind how food manufacturers detect allergens with Melanie Downs, PhD, Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Food Science and Technology. Learn about spectrometry and how testing food samples sometimes uses the same technology used in COVID-19 rapid testing. Dr. Downs explains what type of research is conducted at the Food Allergy Research & Resource Program (FARRP) and how it impacts people managing food...

Duration:00:24:19

Ep. 41: The Next Normal - Fresh and Inspiring Ideas to Tackle the Pandemic with Curtis Zimmerman

10/28/2020
In this episode, Curtis Zimmerman, renowned keynote and motivational speaker, and FAACT's Teen Retreat Keynote speaker and presenter, discusses how to change your mindset to conquer the phase of life in a pandemic during which he calls the 'Next Normal'. You'll discover fresh approaches to your relationships and family time. To keep you in the know, below are a few links: Curtis ZimmermanVirtual School Assembly with Curtis ZimmermanManaging and Inspiring Family Life During the COVID-19...

Duration:00:34:23