Food Allergy Thought: It's an important distinction.

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Food Allergy Thought: It’s an important distinction.

It’s an important distinction and one that anyone with a food allergy understands. While we should never stamp a big red “Food Allergy Kid” label on a child’s forehead to define him, it’s perfectly acceptable to stamp it on my order at a restaurant.

P.S. Have you supported our Food Allergy School CANpaign yet? It ends soon, and we have a long, long long way to go.


JJ Vulopas is a senior at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. An advocate for young people, JJ has lived with food allergies his entire life. He is the author of the children's book, Land of Not. You can read his daily blog at and follow him @thelandofcan on Twitter and Instagram.