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Food Allergy Action Month Highlights

For the first time,FARE expanded Food Allergy Awareness Week in 2014 by declaring the entire month of May as Food Allergy Action Month. We would like to thank all of you who contributed by taking action – whether it was educating others about food allergies and life-threatening anaphylaxis, making a donation, signing up for a… Continue reading Food Allergy Action Month Highlights

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Food Allergy Action Challenge – Make Your List!

We are grateful for and inspired by the food allergy community’s efforts during FARE’s first Food Allergy Action Month to take action and raise awareness of food allergies and anaphylaxis. Food Allergy Action Month was a huge success, and now it’s time to take it to the next level! You can join us in making… Continue reading Food Allergy Action Challenge – Make Your List!

Food Allergy Research

Exploring the Natural History of Egg Allergy

Egg allergy is among the most common food allergies in children. One of the most comprehensive examinations of the natural history of egg allergy to date was published in the February 2014 issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Researchers from the Consortium of Food Allergy Research (CoFAR) set out to describe the… Continue reading Exploring the Natural History of Egg Allergy

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Meet Pete Wright: Attorney and Workshop Leader at FARE’s National Food Allergy Conference

The FARE National Food Allergy Conference is quickly approaching, and we are excited this year to have Pete Wright, nationally known attorney and co-founder of Wrightslaw.com, joining us on Sunday, June 22, to lead “From Emotions to Advocacy: An Expert’s Guide to Safety and Inclusion for You Child At School.” During this 5-hour, hands-on workshop,… Continue reading Meet Pete Wright: Attorney and Workshop Leader at FARE’s National Food Allergy Conference

Food Allergy Research

Access to Health Care and Food in Children with Food Allergy

Access to health care and food are serious concerns for families managing food allergies. A new study, funded in part by FARE, set out to research whether patients with food allergies experience impaired access to these basic needs—a topic which had not previously been evaluated. The study, led by Christina B. Johns and Jessica H.… Continue reading Access to Health Care and Food in Children with Food Allergy

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Resources for Anaphylaxis Awareness Day

Today is Anaphylaxis Awareness Day on our Food Allergy Action Calendar! We encourage everyone to learn about anaphylaxis and how to use an epinephrine auto-injector, or train someone else if you are already knowledgeable. To help you educate yourself and others, we’ve provided a list of anaphylaxis resources below. From posters to emergency care plans, these… Continue reading Resources for Anaphylaxis Awareness Day

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Food Allergy Books for Kids

A great way to raise awareness and educate children about food allergies is to donate a book about food allergies to a local school or public library. FARE has named May 18 as “Learning at Libraries Day,” on our Food Allergy Action Month calendar. This day is a time to encourage your local libraries to… Continue reading Food Allergy Books for Kids