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2016 Gifts that Give Back

By purchasing one of these gifts that give back, you can help make a difference for the food allergy community. A portion of proceeds from some of these items is donated to FARE, so your purchase will help advance important food allergy education, research, advocacy and awareness programs! Below are messages from our sponsors. Please… Continue reading 2016 Gifts that Give Back

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Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving with Food Allergies

Thanksgiving is just days away, and while for many that means a day around the dining room table with friends and family giving thanks while devouring on rolls, turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing, this meal-focused holiday can be challenging for those with food allergies. Don’t let this time of year intimidate you, though! Even though… Continue reading Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving with Food Allergies

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What about the Food Allergy Dads? Kudos to Billy Barnett this Father’s Day

By Kelley Barnett, leader of the Food Allergy Alliance of the MidSouth I’m hesitant to praise my husband for being a dad, because that’s what he signed up for when we had children. But we all know how difficult being a food allergy parent can be, and he deserves the accolades. Before terms like FA,… Continue reading What about the Food Allergy Dads? Kudos to Billy Barnett this Father’s Day

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Cheers to Dave Ryan: Baker, Advocate, and Food Allergy Dad

By: Christina West, leader of the Food Allergy Community of Western Springs Area Thanks for the opportunity to recognize my husband, Dave Ryan, for all the amazing work he does on behalf of our family and the food-allergic community. Our daughter Audra has multiple life-threatening food allergies. We both work outside the home, but Dave has… Continue reading Cheers to Dave Ryan: Baker, Advocate, and Food Allergy Dad

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Planning a Non-Food Easter Hunt

For many, Easter egg hunts are an annual holiday tradition. However, the hunts typically focus on candy prizes, and sometimes use real eggs rather than plastic. This can be problematic for children with food allergies. However, hosting a food-free Easter Hunt is a great way to ensure all kids can participate. Our friends at the… Continue reading Planning a Non-Food Easter Hunt

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Road Trip Checklist for Food Allergies [INFOGRAPHIC]

As Spring Break season nears, we know many families and individuals with food allergies will be hitting the road for vacations. To help you prepare for your trip, we’ve put together an infographic checklist: Download FARE’s Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan. Download Infographic as PDF.  

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How to Plan for Food Allergies at Valentine’s Day Parties

Valentine’s Day parties are a tradition for many schools and recreational groups. In order to keep parties safe and inclusive for all kids, it’s important to plan ahead and work together with the adults involved in planning. Here are some helpful reminders for parents of children with food allergy as this holiday approaches: Remember that… Continue reading How to Plan for Food Allergies at Valentine’s Day Parties