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Northwestern Athletics Welcomes Families Managing Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies

A food allergy dad got the ball rolling with a phone call and one request: could Northwestern consider having a nut-free game so that his son could attend a game? Northwestern decided to not only grant this one request, but to do something that hasn’t been attempted by a college athletics program to date: go… Continue reading Northwestern Athletics Welcomes Families Managing Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies

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Questions from FARE’s Mail Bag

Every day we receive dozens of phone calls, emails, and letters from individuals and families who have questions about food allergies. Below are answers to just a handful of these questions that we have received recently and thought others may benefit from knowing as well. Can a person with a peanut and/or tree nut allergy… Continue reading Questions from FARE’s Mail Bag

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Father’s Day Guest Post: Pete and Dave, Founders of Skeeter Snacks

In this special Father’s Day guest post, food allergy dad Dave Leyrer discusses why all dads need to be educated about food allergies. Dave partnered with another food allergy dad, Pete Najarian, to start Skeeter Snacks, a line of cookies and snacks made specifically for those with tree nut and peanut allergies. Tell us about… Continue reading Father’s Day Guest Post: Pete and Dave, Founders of Skeeter Snacks