First, it is essential to confirm whether you or your child have a food allergy by visiting an allergist and having the appropriate testing done and interpreted.  Once confirmed, learn how to be a label detective, and be aware of potential foods and food ingredients that may wreak havoc if ingested by a family member with a food allergy.

Here are my tips for a safe, allergy-free Halloween: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/10/29/8-ways-to-take-fear-out-halloween-food-allergies-1110681196/