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Solving the Food Allergy Puzzle: Philippe Bégin, M.D.

Researchers and other medical professionals are crucial allies to families living with food allergies. They are the ones who break the news when a child gets diagnosed, treat reactions, conduct food challenges, provide advice, run innovative clinical trials and stand at the front lines of our mission to find a cure. Doctors like Philippe Bégin… Continue reading Solving the Food Allergy Puzzle: Philippe Bégin, M.D.

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Let’s Make it Food Allergy Awareness YEAR!

We heard from many of you who helped spread the word during Food Allergy Awareness Week – from going into your children’s classrooms to educate students and teachers, to sharing your story with local media outlets, to helping secure Food Allergy Awareness Week proclamations in your state. Big and small, every step we take to… Continue reading Let’s Make it Food Allergy Awareness YEAR!

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Help for Food Allergy Families in Moore, Oklahoma

Our hearts go out to all of the victims of the May 20, 2013 tornado, which has devastated the city of Moore, Oklahoma. In the aftermath of this disaster, families managing food allergies are in need of your help. Many in the food allergy community have mobilized to help send food donations for those with… Continue reading Help for Food Allergy Families in Moore, Oklahoma

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Maintaining a Healthy Diet with Food Allergies: Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD

When you have food allergies, it’s often a challenge to find foods that are safe, tasty, and nutritious all at the same time. Worrying about hidden allergens, reading labels multiple times, and the caution you have to take with every meal can make it difficult to find a balanced diet. As a dietician, Cheryl Harris,… Continue reading Maintaining a Healthy Diet with Food Allergies: Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD

Food Allergy Fundraising Champions

FARE Food Allergy Fundraising Champion: Mike Monroe

Think about the last time you went to the gym or out for a run – how long did you exercise? Thirty minutes? One hour? Now picture yourself sitting down at a rowing machine and not stopping for 24 hours straight. That is what Mike Monroe – food allergy dad, extreme athlete and former Marine… Continue reading FARE Food Allergy Fundraising Champion: Mike Monroe

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Food Allergy Awareness Week 2013

Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) starts in just two days! Next week, May 12-18, provides the perfect opportunity to educate those in your community about the severity of this potentially life-threatening medical condition. Here are a few events and ways you can get involved! Educate: Hang up a Food Allergy Awareness Week Poster at your school,… Continue reading Food Allergy Awareness Week 2013

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FARE Supports Local Groups Via Community Outreach Grants

FARE is happy to announce the recipients of our 2013 Community Outreach Grants (COG). The COG program seeks to raise awareness and improve education about food allergies through grassroots programs across the United States. This year, a total of 13 grants were given out to programs in 10 states. A summary of the approved projects… Continue reading FARE Supports Local Groups Via Community Outreach Grants