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Back to School Shopping Guide

During the Back-to-School season, and throughout the year, FARE is fortunate to have the support of many companies who generously sponsor our programs and donate a portion of their proceeds to our organization. By supporting these food allergy-friendly companies, you are supporting FARE’s mission and the food allergy community. Start shopping, and making a difference,… Continue reading Back to School Shopping Guide

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Illinois Expands Access to Stock Epinephrine

On August 5, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill that makes several significant improvements to the availability of epinephrine across Illinois. Public Act 99-0711, the Epinephrine Auto-Injector Act, allows a healthcare practitioner to prescribe epinephrine auto-injectors (EAIs) in the name of an authorized entity where allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present, so… Continue reading Illinois Expands Access to Stock Epinephrine

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New Initiative Seeks Volunteers for Community Engagement Councils in Select Cities 

FARE is seeking individuals to join Community Engagement Councils (CEC) in select communities throughout the country. In designated communities, the CECs will play a critical role in improving the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies. Key to this is pursuing community trust and partnership between FARE, the CEC, FARE’s Clinical Network sites, parents,… Continue reading New Initiative Seeks Volunteers for Community Engagement Councils in Select Cities 

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What Teachers Should Know About Their Students with Food Allergies

If you haven’t had a student with a food allergy in your classroom yet, odds are you soon will. For reasons that aren’t completely understood, the incidence of food allergies is increasing. One in 13 children, or roughly two in every classroom, has a food allergy. As a school teacher, you will need to know… Continue reading What Teachers Should Know About Their Students with Food Allergies

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Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Fall Magazine

One of the benefits of becoming a FARE member is the discount you receive on the popular Allergic Living magazine. With the deadline for Allergic Living’s Fall 2016 edition quickly approaching – the subscription list closes August 9 – editor Gwen Smith writes a guest blog post to offer FARE followers a sneak peek into… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Fall Magazine

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Why We Walk for Food Allergies

As the world’s largest private source of funding for food allergy research, FARE is leading the fight against food allergies. As a FARE supporter, we need your help to end this epidemic. We’re asking you to join your neighbors in raising funds and awareness at a FARE Walk for Food Allergy in your area. Who… Continue reading Why We Walk for Food Allergies

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Prepare to go Back to School with Food Allergies

For parents and students managing food allergies, the back-to-school season means taking important extra steps to prepare for a safe, successful year. Tips for the School Year: Work with your doctor: Refill prescriptions and have your physician fill out FARE’s Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan. Review relevant laws and guidelines: Having a basic… Continue reading Prepare to go Back to School with Food Allergies