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Cross-contact is something that can endanger those with food allergy, get educated from Code Ana

What Is Cross Contact?

Have you ever read a food label that said “may contain” or “processed with” before you saw allergens listed? Companies that make food are required to put those notes on there but do you know why? The answer is cross-contact, also called cross-contamination. What is cross-contact?  Cross-contact is when allergens are transferred from an unsafe …

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Code Ana knows what you need in your epi certification to be prepared for stock epinephrine

What Does Your Epi Certification Need To Be Prepared For Stock Epinephrine?

Depending on where you live, you may be required to receive training before your school, center, or organization receives stock epinephrine. While there are many different kinds of training out there, you need to make sure you receive training specifically created for stock epinephrine, not just any epinephrine certification. Before attending, requesting, or purchasing a …

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Code Ana working with childcare center staff in epinephrine workshops in New York City

Preparing Childcare Centers In NYC With Epinephrine Certification

Children in daycare are uniquely vulnerable to allergy emergencies. Kiddos with a diagnosed food allergy cannot yet clearly communicate if they are experiencing symptoms of anaphylaxis, and others may not have been diagnosed yet. As such it is extremely important that early childhood professionals working with this population are knowledgeable about how to prevent a …

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