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[2 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Mylan and Disney Release Digital Storybook About Anaphylaxis

Mylan and Disney have announced a brand-new digital e-book that teaches kids and adults about severe food allergies and anaphylaxis.
The two companies formed a partnership back in 2014 to help create unique resources for families living with severe food allergies.
The new digital storybook, ‘Show-and-Tell Scout’ follows Scout, a young fox living with life-threatening food allergies to milk and peanuts.
On Scout’s first day of school he has a plan to manage his food allergies but he didn’t plan for what happens at snack time.
The book teaches kids and parents how to …

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[14 Aug 2015 | One Comment | ]
Disney and Mylan Announce Food Allergy Awareness and Resources Partnership

Disney and Mylan recently announced the launch of new food allergy awareness resources that feature Disney content and programming.
These resources have been designed to help families that are living with severe and potentially life-threatening food allergies understand the importance of anaphylaxis awareness. The multi-media content include a new website – MyAllergyKingdom.com – a storybook, cookbook, and even food allergy-friendly events at this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival.
MyAllergyKingdom.com features recommendations, tips, and even real-life stories from experts and parents about living with food allergies. Families will find recipes, blog posts …

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[17 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Food & Wine Festival News, D23 Exhibit, and Disney Springs Update

As we near the end of the first Star Wars Weekend for this year, we hope everyone had a great time celebrating all things Star Wars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
It’s been another busy week of Disney news so let’s dig in!
This week saw a big announcement about the 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival! For the first time ever the Festival will feature food allergy-friendly culinary demos thanks to Disney and Mylan, the company that produces the EpiPen® Auto-Injectors.
Keep watching DisZine and the Disney Food Blog for more information about …

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[16 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Epcot Food and Wine Festival to Include Allergy-Friendly Culinary Demonstrations

This year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will feature the first-ever culinary demonstrations free of the top eight food allergens.
This news comes from Disney and Mylan, the company that produces the EpiPen® Auto-Injectors.
The two companies recently teamed up for the EpiPen® On Location™  initiative which is “a national call-to-action for those living with potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies and their caregivers to understand the importance of avoiding allergic triggers and having access to two epinephrine auto-injectors, such as EpiPen® (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injectors, at all times — whether at home, school, …

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[6 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on Disney’s Animal Kingdom Debuts Kiosk for Guests with Dietary Restrictions and Food Allergies | ]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Debuts Kiosk for Guests with Dietary Restrictions and Food Allergies

For people with serious food allergies or dietary restrictions, visiting a theme park can often lead to questions and uncertainty about the safety of many food items.
In an effort to make things a bit easier, Disney’s Animal Kingdom has recently opened a kiosk to help guests with food allergies, intolerances, and other issues. The kiosk – called Gardens – is located on Discovery Island adjacent to Adventures Outpost.
Guests with dietary questions can stop and talk with cast members about food allergies such as gluten or wheat, lactose or dairy, peanuts, …