It’s the 10-year anniversary of Sabrina’s Law, a piece of legislation that ensures that all school boards have a consistent action plan in the case of anaphylactic reactions. Its intent is to make classrooms safer for students with severe allergies, but its practicality is still being debated. Some school boards have acknowledged that it would be misleading to promise a […]
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Ontario universities are reviewing their policies when it comes to food safety and food allergies after the death of 18-year-old Andrea Mariano two weeks ago. Mariano, a student at Queen’s University, went into anaphylactic shock after drinking a smoothie. She died days later in hospital. In 2005, Sabrina’s Law was passed after Bishop Smith Catholic High School student Sabrina Shannon […]