Food Allergy Research

Less Than Half of Young People With Anaphylaxis Are Given Epinephrine Before Reaching Hospital

Epinephrine is the only first-line treatment for anaphylaxis, a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction. However, a July 2017 study suggests that most children and young adults receiving emergency care for anaphylaxis are not given epinephrine at the onset of symptoms, when the life-saving medication is most effective. Published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology,… Continue reading Less Than Half of Young People With Anaphylaxis Are Given Epinephrine Before Reaching Hospital

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International Travel: A Teen’s Perspective

Guest post by Teen Advisory Group (TAG) member Colin Lapus Traveling with food allergies is one thing, but traveling to another country, especially non-English speaking countries, is always a struggle when living with food allergies. I just recently returned from a trip to French Canada, and have also had the privileges of visiting France, Germany, and… Continue reading International Travel: A Teen’s Perspective

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An Interview With Food Network Star’s David Rose

Last month, “Food Network Star” fans watched nervously as contestant Chef David Rose took a bite of a dessert that a teammate was making and then almost immediately spit it out because it contained peanuts – and he’s allergic to peanuts. For those of us in the food allergy community, it was a nerve-wracking moment,… Continue reading An Interview With Food Network Star’s David Rose

Webinars

Webinar Recording and Recap: Advocacy 101: How to Influence Policies and Improve Lives

In our June 21, 2017 webinar, “Advocacy 101: How to Influence Policies and Improve Lives,” FARE advocacy team members Jen Jobrack (Senior National Director for Advocacy) and Jon Hoffman (Associate Director for Advocacy) share how you can help drive changes that make life safer and simpler for people with food allergies. Jen puts the size… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Advocacy 101: How to Influence Policies and Improve Lives

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Reflections on the 2016 FARE Teen Summit Innovation Tank

Guest post from Kate Stack, winner of the 2016 Teen Summit Innovation Tank This past November I had the opportunity to attend Teen Summit in Milwaukee, WI, and be a part of the first ever Innovation Tank. The short story is that it was an amazing experience, and I am counting down the days until… Continue reading Reflections on the 2016 FARE Teen Summit Innovation Tank

Allergy-Friendly Recipes

Ham ‘n “Cheeze” Potato Salad

Guest post from Joel and Mary Schaefer Summer, summer! Oh, what a wonderful time for family and friends to get together and enjoy a meal in the beautiful outdoors. Are you hesitant about accepting such an invitation because of food allergies? This doesn’t have to be the case just because you or your child has… Continue reading Ham ‘n “Cheeze” Potato Salad

Tips and Resources

2017 Peanut-Sensitive Baseball Games

  Attending a baseball game is a long-standing summer tradition for many individuals and families. More and more baseball teams are recognizing that attending a game is challenging for people with peanut allergies and now offer special peanut-aware events. The Oakland A’s have even gone so far as to offer a dedicated peanut-sensitive suite at… Continue reading 2017 Peanut-Sensitive Baseball Games