Interview Opportunity - Tom Poti, NHL defenseman and former Edmonton Oiler, will be in Toronto for one day only, to speak about the dangers of food allergies



    Date: Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

    TORONTO, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - Poti suffers from a severe and deadly peanut
allergy. His compelling message reminds those suffering from severe allergies
of the importance of always carrying their life-saving medication with them,
and the need to educate teens, parents and caregivers of the risks and
treatment for severe allergic reactions. Tom can talk about personal
experiences of living with severe allergies with frankness and passion. More
than 600,000 Canadians suffer from Tom Poti's condition.

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    In addition, Dr Rhoda Kagan, a Pediatric Allergist; a representative from
    Anaphylaxis Canada; and a patient with severe allergies are available for
    interviews upon request.
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    B- ROLL footage available on request





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(416) 422-7176, saskia.brussaard@porternovelli.com

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