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Avoid Spreading Allergens with Cross-Contact Prevention

In honor of National Food Safety Month, FARE is pleased to present a guest post from Betsy Craig, co-founder and CEO of MenuTrinfo®, a partner in FARE’s SafeFARE program. By Betsy Craig, Co-founder and CEO, MenuTrinfo® When preparing meals, the potential for cross-contact among dishes should be (and I know is) a concern for all… Continue reading Avoid Spreading Allergens with Cross-Contact Prevention

Community Outreach

Community Outreach Grants At Work: Southern Nevada

In 2014, FARE awarded more than $135,000 in grant support to 60 communities across the country to advance food allergy education, advocacy and awareness efforts as part of FARE’s 2014 Community Outreach Grants program. With these grants, FARE helps local food allergy leaders – support group leaders and FARE Walk for Food Allergy chairs –… Continue reading Community Outreach Grants At Work: Southern Nevada

Food Allergy Research

Inner City Children Are at Higher Risk for Food Allergy

Young children from urban areas have a disproportionately high risk of developing food allergies, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published online by the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology on August 13. Led by FARE Medical Advisory Board member Robert A. Wood, MD, of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center… Continue reading Inner City Children Are at Higher Risk for Food Allergy

Food Allergy Research

A Conversation with Emily McGowan, M.D.

Dr. Emily McGowan (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) is the recipient of the 2014 FARE Howard Gittis Memorial Research Award. This annual grant helps achieve a key goal of FARE’s strategic plan for research: to attract gifted young investigators to the field of food allergy, develop their careers and expand their interaction and engagement.… Continue reading A Conversation with Emily McGowan, M.D.

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A Conversation with Jo Frost, National Ambassador for the FARE Walk for Food Allergy

Jo Frost, known for her television shows and bestselling books (“Jo Frost Toddler Rules,” Family Matters, Supernanny and Family S.O.S.) was recently named as FARE’s first National Ambassador for the FARE Walk for Food Allergy. We spoke with Jo about her connection to food allergies and her role as a National Ambassador. What is your… Continue reading A Conversation with Jo Frost, National Ambassador for the FARE Walk for Food Allergy

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So Clean, You Could Eat off of it … Safely!

In honor of National Food Safety Month, FARE is pleased to present a guest post from Betsy Craig, co-founder and CEO of MenuTrinfo®, a partner in FARE’s SafeFARE program. By Betsy Craig, Co-founder and CEO, MenuTrinfo® Is there anything worse than sitting down at a restaurant to enjoy a meal only to realize your hand… Continue reading So Clean, You Could Eat off of it … Safely!

Food Allergy Research

Impact of Food Allergy on Caregivers’ Quality of Life

As food allergy families know all too well, the disease often has a negative impact on quality-of-life for the affected child, parents and siblings. To learn more about parents’ quality-of-life, researchers at the University of Michigan Food Allergy Center in Ann Arbor asked 305 caregivers of children with food allergies to complete a questionnaire. All… Continue reading Impact of Food Allergy on Caregivers’ Quality of Life