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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

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A Look Back at 2016: Teen Advisory Group

FARE’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) members are leaders in the food allergy community, providing peer-to-peer mentorship and working on projects in their local communities. In 2016, TAG tackled a variety of topics including allergens in makeup, dating, food drives, and bullying. Here is a look, in their own words, at what they learned and accomplished… Continue reading A Look Back at 2016: Teen Advisory Group