FARE Kids Who Care

Dining Out with Food Allergy: A Teen’s Perspective

Guest post from Teen Advisory Group member Josephine Schizer For many teenagers like myself, spending time with friends is very important. However, many social occasions are centered around food, which can be challenging due to my many anaphylactic food allergies. My friends often want to go out to eat, but it is difficult for me… Continue reading Dining Out with Food Allergy: A Teen’s Perspective

FARE Events

Meet the Speakers, Part 2: Mary Vargas

As part of our continuing series introducing several of the featured speakers at the FARE National Food Allergy Conference in San Antonio, this week we sat down with disability rights attorney and food allergy mom, Mary Vargas. Mary is a champion in the courts for ensuring the rights of people with life-threatening food allergies and… Continue reading Meet the Speakers, Part 2: Mary Vargas

Food Allergy Research

Report from AAAAI: New Targets and Tools for Food Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

Continuing FARE’s reporting from this year’s annual scientific meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), we’re proud to share that research co-funded by FARE was featured in a number of AAAAI 2017 poster sessions. FARE is the world’s largest private funder of food allergy research. From fundamental laboratory studies in animal… Continue reading Report from AAAAI: New Targets and Tools for Food Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

Food Allergy Research

Report from AAAAI: FARE Funding Fuels Fundamental and Clinical Research

FARE representatives and many FARE-funded researchers are in Atlanta this weekend for the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Over 800 studies published by more than 3000 authors are being presented at AAAAI 2017. Thousands of allergists, immunologists, allied health professionals, research scientists and others are attending. Sunday’s presentations included… Continue reading Report from AAAAI: FARE Funding Fuels Fundamental and Clinical Research

FARE Events

Why We Walk

Guest post by Courtney Floyd, Food Allergy Parent Where to start? When I was asked to contribute to FARE’s blog, I never would have thought that I would not know where to start.  I am rarely at a loss for words on the topic of food allergies.  However, I am not a writer by any… Continue reading Why We Walk

FARE Events

Meet the Speakers, Part 1: Dr. Scott Sicherer

The 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference is fast approaching. This year, the conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. The conference is always a great opportunity to connect with other individuals and families with food allergy and to learn from food allergy experts. Over the next… Continue reading Meet the Speakers, Part 1: Dr. Scott Sicherer

Webinars

Webinar Recording and Recap: Safe and Sound

As Valentine’s Day 2017 fades from view, we can still bask in love and respect by revisiting Safe and Sound: Relationships, Dating and Intimacy Challenges Associated with Having Severe Food Allergies, a webinar presented by Kristen Kauke in February 2014. Ms. Kauke is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 15 years of experience in counseling… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Safe and Sound