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How to Find an Allergist

Suspected food allergies should always be evaluated, diagnosed, and treated by a qualified medical professional, such as a board-certified allergist. What is an allergist? According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), “An allergist / immunologist (commonly referred to as an allergist) is a physician specially trained to diagnose, treat and manage allergies, asthma and… Continue reading How to Find an Allergist

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Giving Hope: Why I Give to FARE

This holiday season, we are grateful for all of the individuals and families who support FARE throughout the year. It is with help from people like you that FARE continues to accelerate the pace of research and drive meaningful change through food allergy education, advocacy and awareness initiatives. Some of our loyal supporters shared with… Continue reading Giving Hope: Why I Give to FARE

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Snapshots of the FARE Walk for Food Allergy

This month, we’ve witnessed some terrific moments at the FARE Walk for Food Allergy, which unites the community, raises awareness, and raises critical funds that help make FARE’s mission a reality. In Westchester, NY, which has raised about $1.3 million since its first walk in 2010, the FARE Vision Award for Outstanding Fundraising Achievement was… Continue reading Snapshots of the FARE Walk for Food Allergy

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What to Do if You Suspect Your Infant or Toddler Has a Food Allergy

Special thanks to Nutricia, maker of Neocate®, for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies in infants and toddlers. The post is the third in a three-part series. As a parent, you always want your child to grow and develop in a healthy way, checking off each milestone from first smile to first… Continue reading What to Do if You Suspect Your Infant or Toddler Has a Food Allergy

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Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)

Special thanks to Nutricia, maker of Neocate®, for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies in infants and toddlers. This post is the second in a three-part series. Updated Oct. 1, 2015 Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a serious, non-IgE-mediated type of food allergy. FPIES is usually triggered by cow’s milk or… Continue reading Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)

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New FDA Requirements on Food Safety Elevate Allergen Controls

New regulations released last week from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now include several provisions related to food “allergen cross-contact” that elevate the importance of allergen management in the manufacturing environment. The new additions to the “Current Good Manufacturing Practices,” a regulation that has existed since 1986, signal increased recognition by the FDA, the… Continue reading New FDA Requirements on Food Safety Elevate Allergen Controls

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When Your Baby Has a Food Allergy

Special thanks to Nutricia, maker of Neocate®, for supporting our educational blog series on managing food allergies in infants and toddlers. This post is the first in a three-part series. By: Gina Clowes, Director of Education, FARE I was so happy to see my 8 month-old son Daniel enjoying homemade split pea soup. But I… Continue reading When Your Baby Has a Food Allergy