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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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Survey of Restaurant Workers Reveal Gaps in Food Allergy Practices

A team of federal, state and local environmental health specialists has found that fewer than half of restaurant managers – about 45 percent – have received food allergy training from their current employer. Food allergy training is less prevalent for other employees, with only 41 percent of food-workers and 33 percent of servers reporting that… Continue reading Survey of Restaurant Workers Reveal Gaps in Food Allergy Practices

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Top Five Ways to Get Involved with Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy Awareness Week is fast approaching. This year, FARE is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Food Allergy Awareness Week and 20 years of action, education, and support. While there are many ways to get involved throughout the month of May, here are our top five suggestions. 1. Download free resources to share… Continue reading Top Five Ways to Get Involved with Food Allergy Awareness Week

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Meet the Speakers, Part 4: Dr. Cathy Nagler

Noted FARE researcher Cathryn R. Nagler is the Bunning Food Allergy Professor and Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Pediatrics at The University of Chicago. At the 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference in San Antonio next week, she will be presenting a session on the trillions of bacteria in the human digestive tract, exploring how… Continue reading Meet the Speakers, Part 4: Dr. Cathy Nagler

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Raising Awareness: A Teen Perspective

Guest post by Teen Advisory Group member Lauren Warner As a teenager who is quickly approaching her college years, I have learned to grow more and more independent, managing my food allergies with ease. However, there are still instances where I just wish people understood food allergies! While awareness of the food allergy community has… Continue reading Raising Awareness: A Teen Perspective