In the MEDIA

A big thank you to all the papers and publications featuring
‘My Food Allergy Friends’

Every article helps increase awareness of Food Allergies in children.

May 2019 – TV

Thanks to the Today Show for highlighting the need for allergy awareness and education.

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Jackie Nevard Today Show

Today Show

March 2018 – Print

Allergy Today Magazine

Allergy Today Magazine

Allergy Today

Allergy Today

As part of our ‘Let’s Talk Anaphylaxis’ campaign, Allergy Today magazine share our story about anaphylaxis. Allergy Today is a comprehensive read that caters for those who are only just grappling with living with allergies to those who have been affected for years.

Australians can order here

Your stories

Food Allergy Smart Program

Read More – Page 8 of Monday’s (March 19) paper. This is the link to the digital edition:



February 2018 – TV

Seven News

Seven News 2018

Author and founder of My Food Allergy Friends is starting an awareness campaign on Valentine’s Day called ‘Let’s Talk Anaphylaxis’. Jackie Nevard is releasing her 5th children’s book, this is the first book to cover a severe allergic reaction, anaphylaxis. The story is part of the Thai & Rabbie educational series and is based on her own son Thai. She is also pushing for her Food Allergy Smart Program to be in every childcare centre and school.

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WIN News

WIN News 2018

A Sunshine Coast mother has launched a new campaign about educating children and the community, about severe allergic reactions, otherwise known as anaphylaxis.

Based on the Peregian Springs family’s challenges, the project has been pitched to the State Government to be rolled out to childcares and schools across Queensland.  Read More

NBN News

NBN News 2018

Author and allergy advocate Jackie Nevard was on the Central Coast today raising awareness about anaphylaxis. Students from Our Lady of the Rosary at Wyoming given plenty of tips on how to be food allergy smart.

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January 2018

It’s time for change! The Food Allergy SMART Program is making a difference by educating children on food allergies and teaching kids ways to support our friends and become Food Allergy SMART. Many childcare centres are leading the way in allergy awareness and implement this program each year, creating a supportive community Read More

August 2017

Jackie Nevard – Winner of Back Yourself Noosa

This event is about you starting that idea, following that dream, taking that chance. How to do it! Who to talk to and how each of these women have risen up with their own idea and how you can do it too. These women are Game changers and Change makers and maybe you are too.

We will also be holding a mini pitch fest. Pitch your idea to our panel Read More

WInner of the Back Yourself Noosa Event

WInner of the Back Yourself Noosa Event with Lisa Messenger

May 2017

Jackie Nevard – Food Allergy Mum Interview Series

Food Allergy Week May 14-20, 2017

Australian children have the highest recorded rate of food allergies in the world. One in 10 babies born in Australia today will develop a food allergy. As, Food Allergy Week coincides with Mother’s Day this year we are highlighting the awesome work of Aussie Food Allergy mums and advocates. Read More

Founder of My Food Allergy Friends - Jackie Nevard and her son Thai

Founder of My Food Allergy Friends – Jackie Nevard and her son Thai

February 2017

Jackie Nevard launches the Food Allergy Smart Program


Food Allergy Smart Program released

Food Allergy Smart Program released

Interview on ABC Radio

Interview on ABC Radio

 Podcast – UK

Podcast with Jackie Nevard

On episode two of #ABAUK podcast I chatted to Jackie Nevard the founder of My Food Allergy Friends, Jackie’s son Thai has multiple food allergies and after realising the need for allergy education Jackie launched My Food Allergy Friends, she has produced four books in her educational allergy series with another two books in the pipeline, a string of educational resources and her very popular allergy awareness sessions around Australia and New Zealand. Listen to the Podcast

May 2015

WIN news Jackie Nevard

WIN News – Food Allergy Awareness WEEK



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January 2014

Sunday’s exclusive story on the allergy epidemic in New Zealand?
Exclusive story – Allergy Epidemic – View program


December 2013

New teaching resource for parents and schools


March 2013


March 2013


November 2012



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Read the article

Special thanks to:


Sunshine Coast Daily


Seven News- Sunshine Coast

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Contact author and founder  – Jackie Nevard

Ph 0415 4400 50   or email –  click here to contact author