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Peanut Allergy-Friendly Baseball Games 2016

Baseball season is in full swing! We are encouraged by the number of teams that are hosting special “peanut-sensitive” or “peanut-aware” games. Some are also providing more allergy-friendly concession options. Follow the links for more information about how to purchase tickets and the accommodations available at specific games. We will be updating it with new events… Continue reading Peanut Allergy-Friendly Baseball Games 2016

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Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Summer Magazine

One of the benefits of becoming a FARE member is the discount you receive on the popular Allergic Living magazine. With the deadline for Allergic Living’s Summer 2016 edition approaching – the subscription list closes May 23 –editor Gwen Smith offers a guest blog post for FARE followers with sneak peek into what’s in store… Continue reading Sneak Peek at Allergic Living’s Summer Magazine

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2016 FARE Vision Awards

The FARE Vision Awards recognize individuals and entities who work to make the vision of a safer world for people with food allergies a reality, and who support FARE in its mission to improve the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and to provide them hope through the promise of… Continue reading 2016 FARE Vision Awards

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Food Allergies Are Not a Joke

Two years ago on our blog, we wrote about the portrayal of food allergies in the movies and television and expressed our concern for the lack of empathy and respect that is characteristic of so many portrayals. The news media is not immune from this criticism. It’s clear that we still have a ways to… Continue reading Food Allergies Are Not a Joke

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Landmarks Turn Teal for Food Allergies

As millions of New Yorkers and tourists look up from the streets on May 8, they will be greeted with the sight of the Empire State Building shining in teal, the signature color of food allergies. The iconic building is lighting for Food Allergy Awareness Week, and this represents an incredible opportunity to help others… Continue reading Landmarks Turn Teal for Food Allergies

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How We Became an Allergy-Friendly Camp

Special thanks to Camp Wingate*Kirkland for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies at camp. This post is the third in a three-part series. Sandy Rubenstein, owner and director of Camp Wingate*Kirkland (Camp W*K) on Cape Cod, Mass., writes about managing food allergies at camp. Kids with food allergies can sometimes be identified… Continue reading How We Became an Allergy-Friendly Camp

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7 Things Your Child Should Know Before Going to Camp With Food Allergies

Special thanks to Camp Wingate*Kirkland for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies at camp. The post is the second in a three-part series. Before your child heads to summer camp, take time to review the following important points about the self-management of his or her food allergy. Review these concepts often with… Continue reading 7 Things Your Child Should Know Before Going to Camp With Food Allergies

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Going to Sleepaway Camp with Food Allergies

Special thanks to Camp Wingate*Kirkland for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies at camp. The post is the first in a three-part series. By: Jill Mindlin “I want to go to sleepaway camp.” The eight little words that strike terror into the parent of a child with life-threatening food allergies. The first time… Continue reading Going to Sleepaway Camp with Food Allergies

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Report from AAAAI

This weekend’s annual scientific meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology features hundreds of research presentations, many of which provide noteworthy new findings in the field of food allergy. FARE staff is in attendance here in Los Angeles along with thousands of allergists, immunologists, researchers and other healthcare providers. On Saturday, researchers… Continue reading Report from AAAAI

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Auvi-Q Update: Sanofi US to Return Rights to kaléo

FARE has been monitoring developments concerning the Auvi-Q® epinephrine auto-injector, which was recalled last fall. On Feb. 23, 2016, Sanofi US announced that the license and development agreement between Sanofi and kaléo, the developer of Auvi-Q, will terminate later this year. At that time, all U.S. and Canadian rights will be returned to kaléo. According… Continue reading Auvi-Q Update: Sanofi US to Return Rights to kaléo