FARE News

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

FARE Events

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

FARE Events

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

FARE Kids Who Care

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

FARE Events

Meet the Speakers, Part 3: Kyle Dine

Kyle Dine is a food allergy educator and musician who performs engaging allergy awareness assemblies in elementary schools across North America. He has multiple food allergies to peanut, tree nut, egg, seafood and mustard. FARE is looking forward to hearing from Kyle again this year at the FARE National Food Allergy Conference. FARE: How did… Continue reading Meet the Speakers, Part 3: Kyle Dine

Food Allergy Research

FARE Research Retreat Engages Minds and Heart

At the Fifth Annual FARE Research Retreat, held March 31-April1 in McLean, VA, 120 scientists, doctors, drug industry leaders, government officials and patient advocates came together to discuss their studies and hear firsthand how food allergy changes the lives of patients and their families. In a spirit of collaboration, researchers in the U.S. and Europe… Continue reading FARE Research Retreat Engages Minds and Heart

FARE Events

What We’re Looking Forward to at the 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference

The FARE National Food Allergy Conference gathers leading food allergy experts and the food allergy community for a weekend of world-class programming each year. This year’s conference features speakers such as allergist and researcher Dr. Scott Sicherer, disability rights attorney Mary Vargas, educator and performer Kyle Dine, researcher Dr. Kathy Nagler, civil rights attorney Jim… Continue reading What We’re Looking Forward to at the 2017 FARE National Food Allergy Conference