Article by USA Today below. See http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/foodallergies/ for the full guidelines
For the first time, federal health officials are giving schools recommendations on how to handle food allergies in students.
The guidelines, released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are voluntary but they could make schools safer for millions of children, advocates say. They also could mean more classrooms will ban food rewards, snacks and party treats made with nuts, milk, eggs and other common allergens – changes kids without allergies are sure to notice, too. Continue reading