Today marks a milestone for the food allergy community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published “Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools and Early Care and Education Programs” – the first comprehensive national guidelines for school food allergy management. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) collaborated with the CDC along… Continue reading Just Released – National Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools
Two food allergy moms are doing just that as participants in one of a series of fundraisers called Over the Edge. Happening in four locations this fall, a group of adventurous souls will be rappelling down the side of a high-rise building, all to benefit FARE’s food allergy education, advocacy, awareness and research programs. We’ll… Continue reading Would you Rappel Down a Building for Food Allergies?
Every year, millions of children look forward to Halloween – planning their costumes and anticipating loads of candy. But kids with food allergies – and their parents — must approach Halloween with caution (and diligent label-reading!). Many candies are off limits for kids with food allergies, either because their allergen is an included ingredient or… Continue reading Tips for Trick-or-Treating Safely on Halloween
Since the shutdown of the federal government earlier this week, FARE has been investigating the ways in which the shutdown may impact government services or initiatives related to food allergies. While much is uncertain during this time, we want to provide the community with the information we have gathered thus far, and we will continue… Continue reading Important Notice Regarding Food Allergies and the Federal Government Shutdown
Six-year-old Aron Rabin approached his mom one day with an idea for a way to raise money to “help doctors find a cure for food allergies.” Aron, who is allergic to tree nuts and fish, wanted to make awareness bracelets to sell to friends and family. What started as a simple idea has grown into… Continue reading FARE Kids Who Care: Aron Rabin