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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

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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

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Summer Travel Tips: A Teen’s Perspective

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

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Honoring Our Mothers: From the Teen Advisory Group

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

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Raising Awareness: A Teen Perspective

Guest post by Teen Advisory Group member Lauren Warner As a teenager who is quickly approaching her college years, I have learned to grow more and more independent, managing my food allergies with ease. However, there are still instances where I just wish people understood food allergies! While awareness of the food allergy community has… Continue reading Raising Awareness: A Teen Perspective

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Dining Out with Food Allergy: A Teen’s Perspective

Guest post from Teen Advisory Group member Josephine Schizer For many teenagers like myself, spending time with friends is very important. However, many social occasions are centered around food, which can be challenging due to my many anaphylactic food allergies. My friends often want to go out to eat, but it is difficult for me… Continue reading Dining Out with Food Allergy: A Teen’s Perspective