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CLEVELAND –  Halloween is two weeks away and for most children, trick or treating is a fun, candy-filled night.

But there are children who have severe food allergies, and for them, trick or treating can be at the least, a disappointing time and at the worst, a major risk to their health.

That’s where The Teal Pumpkin Project comes in. Houses that display a pumpkin painted in teal send the signal that they are giving out non-food treats to all the little ghosts and goblins that visit their homes.

For more information on The Teal Pumpkin Project, click here and watch our interview above for tips on participating. (And to see how Todd Meany decorates a pumpkin.)