Social Media Tools to Spread Food Allergy Awareness
The second week of May is a special time of year to educate your family and friends about life with food allergies. Our social media tools let you do this quickly and easily. Change your Facebook cover and profile pictures to spread food allergy awareness. We also have easy-to-share messages and infographics.
How to share images:
Click on an image. Save it to your computer or mobile device. (For desktop computers, right-click and "save as".) Then share the image with your friends and family via social media.
Save and Share These Awareness Ribbons and Profile Pictures:
Change Your Social Media Cover:
Quick Tweets to Spread Food Allergy Awareness:
- A food allergy is when the body's immune system sees a certain food as harmful and reacts against it. Symptoms can be life-threatening. https://ctt.ec/zTa9b+ #FoodAllergyAwarenessWeek via @kfatweets Tweet This
- Food allergies among children increased ~50% between 1997 and 2011 and now affect 6 million or #1in13 US children. https://ctt.ec/9204f+ via @kfatweets Tweet This
- Antihistamines will not reverse anaphylaxis. The first line of treatment for severe allergic reaction is epinephrine. https://ctt.ec/JxecU+ via @kfatweets Tweet This
- There is no cure for food allergies yet. Researchers are studying possible cures that have promising results. https://ctt.ec/LVhXJ+ #FoodAllergyAwarenessWeek via @kfatweets Tweet This
- Food allergies are on the rise and now affect #1in13 US children. That's nearly 6 million children (under 18 years of age) or roughly two in every classroom. https://ctt.ec/9204f+ via @kfatweets #FoodAllergyAwarenessWeek Tweet This
- Read food labels every time you buy a product, even if you've used that product before. Ingredients can and do change: https://ctt.ec/txp6h+ #FoodAllergyAwarenessWeek via @kfatweets Tweet This
- The FDA requires the top 8 allergens - milk, egg, peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, crustacean shellfish and fish - in the US to be declared by common name on food labels. https://ctt.ec/2ju6h via @kfatweets Tweet This
- Hand sanitizers do not remove food proteins. Use soap and water or wipes to clean hands and surfaces. https://ctt.ec/Hbl2E+ #FoodAllergyAwarenessWeek #1in13 via @kfatweets Tweet This
Help us teach others about food allergies and how to keep kids safe with our easy-to-share food allergy facts. Check back for new images during May! Here's some of our most popular images: