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Food Allergies: An Overview and Update

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT


About This Webinar

Food allergies are a growing global health concern.  In the last decade, there has been a paradigm shift in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of food allergy. Attend this webinar to learn state of the art, evidence-based practical approaches to common pediatric food allergies.

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Define food allergy and distinguish between food allergy and other adverse reactions to foods.
  2. Describe the US food allergen labeling laws and how to identify allergens in the food supply.
  3. Identify the evidenced-based approaches to complementary feeding in infancy, which reduce the risk of developing food allergy.


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Marion Groetch, MS, RDN

Marion Groetch, MS, RDN, is the Director of Nutrition Services at the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute and Associate Professor in the Division of Allergy & Immunology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  Her primary responsibilities include providing clinical care, leadership in food allergy research, and professional education. Marion has contributed significantly to academic research having been asked to join or lead US consensus and guideline publications on wide-ranging food allergy topics. She is a co-editor and writer of the newly published Healthcare Practitioner’s Guide to Nutrition Management of Food Allergies, an essential reference, with contributions from renowned physician and dietitian food allergy experts from across the globe.  Her awards include the 2015 AAAAI Allied Health Professionals Recognition Award acknowledging her role as a leader, mentor and educator. Marion enjoys collaborating with health care professionals and patient advocacy groups in her quest to improve the lives of families living with food allergy.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RD/RDN) and Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR): This webinar has been approved for 1.5 CEs for RD/RDNs and NDTRs from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) through April 25, 2027.

Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences (CFCS): This webinar has been approved for 1.5 hours by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) for CFCS.

Certified Nutrition and Wellness Educator (CNWE): This webinar has been approved for 1.5 hours by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) for CNWE.

Certificates of Attendance are available for providers interested in documenting their professional development activities.

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April 25
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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