As we launch the new Food Allergy Heroes Walk, we wanted to take a moment to recognize and chat with Denise Bunning who founded the first food allergy walk in 2004. Denise has been a key advocate and supporter for families with food allergy for the past 20 years. She launched her own support group… Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Bunning, Food Allergy Heroes Walk
One of the benefits of becoming a FARE member is the discount you receive on Allergic Living. With the deadline for the popular magazine’s Spring 17 edition quickly approaching – the subscription list closes February 27 – editor Gwen Smith gives FARE’s followers a sneak peek into what’s in store in the new magazine. Baby… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Spring 17 Magazine
In January 2017, FARE filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding American Airlines’ written policy prohibiting passengers with food allergies from exercising their rights under the Air Carrier Access Act to declare their disability and pre-board the aircraft. As part of its ongoing advocacy work on behalf of the food allergy community,… Continue reading Advocacy Update: Responses to the American Airlines Complaint
The 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference is fast approaching. This year, the conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. The conference is always a great opportunity to connect with other individuals and families with food allergy and to learn from food allergy experts. Over the next… Continue reading Meet the Speakers, Part 1: Dr. Scott Sicherer
As Valentine’s Day 2017 fades from view, we can still bask in love and respect by revisiting Safe and Sound: Relationships, Dating and Intimacy Challenges Associated with Having Severe Food Allergies, a webinar presented by Kristen Kauke in February 2014. Ms. Kauke is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 15 years of experience in counseling… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Safe and Sound
Pre-recorded in January 2017, the webinar Early Peanut Introduction: Recent Findings, Latest Guidelines, Q&A is presented by Maria Acebal and James Baker, MD. Ms. Acebal is a member of the FARE Board of Directors and the Allergy and Immunology subcommittee of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Advisory Council. A food allergy… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Early Peanut Introduction: Recent Findings, Latest Guidelines, Q&A
Guest post from Amanda Rodriguez The things we love the most stay within us. They become part of who we are. My name is Amanda Rodriguez, I am fifteen years old, and I currently attend Western High School in Davie, Florida. I’ve had a peanut allergy all my life, and it has shaped my life… Continue reading Embrace Your Allergies. They Make You Who You Are Today.