FARE News

Milk Allergy Alert: Multiple Companies Issue Recalls

Updated 6/19/2017. The USDA and FDA issued multiple recall alerts this weekend due to the possible presence of undeclared milk in breadcrumbs that companies received and used in their products. The affected companies are Conagra Foods, Tyson Food, Pork King Sausage, Gourmet Boutique, Advance Pierre Foods, Packer Avenue Foods, Giant Eagle, Slade Gorton, Joseph Seviroli… Continue reading Milk Allergy Alert: Multiple Companies Issue Recalls

FARE Events · Food Allergy Awareness

A Look Back at Food Allergy Awareness Week 2017

Last month, thousands of people around the country raised awareness by recognizing our 20th  Food Allergy Awareness Week!  Food Allergy Awareness Week was launched in 1998 to help raise awareness about the severity of food allergy and it has grown every year. Here are a few highlights from this year’s event. 1. Legislators in 31 states… Continue reading A Look Back at Food Allergy Awareness Week 2017

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Webinar Recording and Recap: From Sleepovers to College: Coaching your Food-Allergic Child to Independence

In our May 24, 2017 webinar, “From Sleepovers to College: Coaching your Food-Allergic Child to Independence,” Denise Bunning traces her family’s food allergy journey and her sons’ food allergy travels. This upbeat presentation offers helpful tips for parents of children with food allergies, showing how the skills mastered on an overnight class trip to the… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: From Sleepovers to College: Coaching your Food-Allergic Child to Independence

Food Allergy Research

Study: Patient-Centered Outcomes in Food Allergy

Patient-centered outcomes research is a recent and promising development in healthcare that expands how we assess the impact of disease. In addition to tracking physiological and medical outcomes such as deaths or hospitalizations, patient-centered outcomes research seeks to measure how health conditions – and their management and treatment – affect quality of life. Food allergy… Continue reading Study: Patient-Centered Outcomes in Food Allergy

Food Allergy Research

Learning More About the FARE Patient Registry with Luis Garcia

Last week, we launched the FARE Patient Registry, one component of our strategic plan to advance food allergy research. This registry is a vital tool that will harness the power of patient data to accelerate research toward revealing the causes of food allergy, uncovering why food allergy rates have increased in recent years and identifying… Continue reading Learning More About the FARE Patient Registry with Luis Garcia

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Meet the 2017 Food Allergy Awareness Week Sponsors

Food Allergy Awareness Week is honored each May to shine a spotlight on the seriousness of food allergies. By increasing awareness, we can encourage respect, promote safety, and improve the quality of life for the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. FARE would like to highlight and… Continue reading Meet the 2017 Food Allergy Awareness Week Sponsors

Tips and Resources

Requesting Accommodation and Limiting Exposure Decreases Risk of In-Flight Allergic Reaction

Worldwide, about 44,000 medical emergencies take place on commercial airline flights each year. Allergic reactions are currently estimated to account for 2 percent to 4 percent of these medical events, or roughly 900 to 1,800 in-flight reactions annually. A brief 2017 review article in the World Allergy Organization Journal (WAOJ) advises that travelers at risk… Continue reading Requesting Accommodation and Limiting Exposure Decreases Risk of In-Flight Allergic Reaction