Every year, FARE hosts conferences for teens and families living with food allergies. This fall, tweens, teens and young adults ages 11-22, as well as their parents, will come together in Newport Beach, CA for the 12th Annual FARE Teen Summit. FARE asked Mariah McConnell to share her experiences at another FARE event, the 2017… Continue reading Looking Back on the 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference
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
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
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
FARE wants to hear about how you plan to stay Safe for the Summer with your Food Allergy Action Hero. Enter our contest by July 5, 2017 for a chance to win some Safe for the Summer swag! How to Enter Snap a photo of your Food Allergy Action Hero (Boy or Girl). Upload it… Continue reading Enter to Win the #FARESummerAdventure Contest!
Guest blog post from Teen Advisory Group member Reva Dixit. The days are warm, crisp, and long. The sun shines brighter than ever. School is over and summer is here. With the arrival of summer also comes beach days, house parties, and above all, traveling. I remember my first time traveling to India via Air… Continue reading Summer Travel Tips: A Teen’s Perspective
Mother’s Day is a special time to honor and celebrate all the mothers in our lives. Food allergy moms do so much every day to keep their children safe, to educate, to advocate, and to raise awareness of food allergies. Their passion and love do not go unnoticed. This year, FARE asked members of our… Continue reading Honoring Our Mothers: From the Teen Advisory Group