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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

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Food Allergy Research & Education Urges Public to Understand Severity of Food Allergy With New Awareness Campaign

Creative Awareness Campaign Focus: Even a Trace Can Be Deadly Every day, 15 million Americans with food allergies face difficult challenges in avoiding their food allergens and preventing life-threatening reactions, called anaphylaxis. In fact, every 3 minutes someone goes to the emergency room because of a food allergy reaction. What many people don’t understand is… Continue reading Food Allergy Research & Education Urges Public to Understand Severity of Food Allergy With New Awareness Campaign

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Annual Awareness Campaign from Food Allergy Research & Education Emphasizes Severity of Food Allergies: As Serious as a Heart Attack

FARE Encourages Understanding of Food Allergy during 20th Annual Food Allergy Awareness Week  Food allergies are far too often minimized and misunderstood – that’s why Food Allergy Research & Education is marking the 20th Annual Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 14-20) by releasing a number of new materials designed to educate the public about just… Continue reading Annual Awareness Campaign from Food Allergy Research & Education Emphasizes Severity of Food Allergies: As Serious as a Heart Attack

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Empire State Building’s Teal Lights Kick Off 20th Anniversary of Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy Research & Education Partners with Empire State Building on First Night of 20th Annual Food Allergy Awareness Week     Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is thrilled to announce that the  iconic Empire State Building will once again shine in teal, the color of food allergy awareness, on May 14, the first… Continue reading Empire State Building’s Teal Lights Kick Off 20th Anniversary of Food Allergy Awareness Week

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Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Bunning, Food Allergy Heroes Walk

As we launch the new Food Allergy Heroes Walk, we wanted to take a moment to recognize and chat with Denise Bunning who founded the first food allergy walk in 2004. Denise has been a key advocate and supporter for families with food allergy for the past 20 years. She launched her own support group… Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Bunning, Food Allergy Heroes Walk

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Food Allergy Research & Education Calls on U.S. Department of Transportation To Take Action on Discriminatory Food Allergy Policy by American Airlines

FARE Requests Investigation of American Airlines for Violations of Air Carrier Access Act  Seeking to protect the rights of individuals with food allergies who travel by air, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) filed a complaint today with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) against American Airlines for misleading passengers about their legal rights and… Continue reading Food Allergy Research & Education Calls on U.S. Department of Transportation To Take Action on Discriminatory Food Allergy Policy by American Airlines

FARE Kids Who Care

FARE Kids Who Care: A Part of Life, Not a Burden

The challenges of managing food allergy can also be a source of creative inspiration. Last year, FARE Teen Advisory Group member Maya Konoff interviewed 17-year-old Jake Fiore, a varsity soccer captain for Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan (New Jersey). Through a fundraiser he’s organized called Making Saves for Food Allergies, Jake is… Continue reading FARE Kids Who Care: A Part of Life, Not a Burden