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Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Winter Magazine: from the Latest on the Microbiome to Food Allergy Dating

One of the benefits of becoming a FARE member is the discount you receive on Allergic Living. With the deadline for the popular magazine’s Winter 2016-17 edition quickly approaching – the subscription list closes November 10 – editor Gwen Smith gives FARE’s followers a sneak peek into what’s in store in the new magazine. If… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Winter Magazine: from the Latest on the Microbiome to Food Allergy Dating

Food Allergy Research

New Study: Young Children With Food Allergies Are More Likely to Develop Asthma or Rhinitis

A recent study published in BioMed Central Pediatrics (August 2016) reports that young children diagnosed with food allergy are at increased risk of also developing respiratory allergies during the first five years of life. This finding comes from reviewing the electronic medical records of children who received care from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)… Continue reading New Study: Young Children With Food Allergies Are More Likely to Develop Asthma or Rhinitis

Teal Pumpkin Project

Going Above and Beyond for the Teal Pumpkin Project®

Tomorrow is the big day- the day we show communities all over the world through our teal pumpkins, signs, posters and flyers that we won’t let food allergies get in the way of allowing all children to enjoy the traditions of Halloween! We’ve had a blast reading all of your stories and seeing your photos… Continue reading Going Above and Beyond for the Teal Pumpkin Project®

Teal Pumpkin Project

Your Halloween Night Plan for Welcoming Teal Pumpkin Trick-or-Treaters

This week is your family’s last chance to prepare for a Teal Pumpkin Project® Halloween, but don’t worry— we have all the information you need for last-minute preparation right here! If you’re not already familiar, FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project encourages families to provide non-food treats for trick-or-treaters to help ensure that kids with food allergies,… Continue reading Your Halloween Night Plan for Welcoming Teal Pumpkin Trick-or-Treaters

Teal Pumpkin Project

Prep your Kids for Teal Pumpkin Trick-or-Treating

Halloween is just days away, but are you and your child with food allergies prepared? Choosing costumes, decorating front yards with ghosts and goblins, anxiously awaiting buckets full of candy— this is what millions of children yearn for each October. For families living with food allergies, though, Halloween must be approached with extra vigilance and… Continue reading Prep your Kids for Teal Pumpkin Trick-or-Treating

Food Allergy Research

New Study: Antibiotics in Early Life Linked to Greater Likelihood of Food Allergy

In 2014, researchers reported that in comparison to untreated mice, newborn mice treated with antibiotics produced higher levels of allergen-specific IgE and IgG1 antibodies when sensitized with peanut allergen. Now a new study published in Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology (Aug. 2016) has linked antibiotic use during infancy with increased odds of developing food allergy… Continue reading New Study: Antibiotics in Early Life Linked to Greater Likelihood of Food Allergy

Teal Pumpkin Project

How One Life-Changing Moment Brought the Teal Pumpkin Project to my Neighborhood

By Sara Jane Kaminski It’s the week before Halloween, and in addition to being up to our elbows in pumpkin guts, we are now also covered in teal paint. “Painting and making a giant mess” are what my daughter, Cora, says she likes best about the Teal Pumpkin Project, but I’m pretty sure my six-year-old is also… Continue reading How One Life-Changing Moment Brought the Teal Pumpkin Project to my Neighborhood