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Food Allergies Take Center Stage during Action Month

Every May, thousands of supporters raise awareness about food allergies across the country. This year, FARE sought to encourage the public to “react to respect” when they meet someone with a food allergy. We’re pleased to showcase some of the efforts taken this May that helped to raise the profile of our cause. Empire State… Continue reading Food Allergies Take Center Stage during Action Month

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FARE Statement on Kellogg Sandwich Crackers

As a part of FARE’s role as a voice for consumers with food allergies, FARE has been working to gather accurate information about the recent labeling change to specific Kellogg products. On March 30, 2016, FARE distributed an ingredient notice from Kellogg for eight varieties of its Keebler and Austin sandwich crackers. The notice indicated… Continue reading FARE Statement on Kellogg Sandwich Crackers

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Families Join FARE at State Capitals to Advocate, Raise Awareness

In conjunction with Food Allergy Awareness Week and Food Allergy Action Month, advocacy activities are taking place at statehouses in New York, California, Ohio and Illinois. This is the first year FARE has sponsored advocacy days at the state level. The events aim to raise awareness of food allergies and to advocate for state legislation… Continue reading Families Join FARE at State Capitals to Advocate, Raise Awareness

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Shop to Support Food Allergy Awareness

During Food Allergy Action Month, and throughout the year, FARE is fortunate to have the support of many companies who generously sponsor our programs and donate a portion of their proceeds to our organization. By supporting these food allergy-friendly companies, you are supporting FARE’s mission and the food allergy community. Start shopping, and making a… Continue reading Shop to Support Food Allergy Awareness

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Beyond Celiac Joins FARE for May 4 Twitter Chat

Beyond Celiac (formerly known as the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness) will be joining FARE for a live Twitter chat May 4 to provide information to help people understand the similarities and differences between celiac disease and food allergies and discuss how our communities can work together on shared issues. The event is titled, “#MayWeChat About… Continue reading Beyond Celiac Joins FARE for May 4 Twitter Chat

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Food Allergy Advocacy Update: Airline Legislation

In 2014, FARE convened a coalition of patient advocacy groups that focused on challenges with air travel. This work resulted in legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress last August to address airline safety for passengers with food allergies. S 1972, the Airline Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, was introduced by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)… Continue reading Food Allergy Advocacy Update: Airline Legislation

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4 Can’t-Miss Sessions at the FARE National Food Allergy Conference

Coming up May 14-15 in Orlando, the FARE National Food Allergy Conference is your opportunity to come face-to-face with leading experts, researchers and other members of the food allergy community. Our first-rate educational sessions cover a wide range of topics, so you can choose to follow your interests throughout the day to sessions on research,… Continue reading 4 Can’t-Miss Sessions at the FARE National Food Allergy Conference

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Teens Set World Record for “Largest Allergy Awareness Lesson”

On November 14, 2015, nearly 400 participants came together at the FARE Teen Summit in Washington, D.C. Their goal: to set a new Guinness World Records™ title achievement for the “Largest Allergy Awareness Lesson.” To start the attempt, participants were ushered into a large ballroom, being counted one-by-one upon entry. During the official 30-minute lesson,… Continue reading Teens Set World Record for “Largest Allergy Awareness Lesson”

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Act Now To Support Airline Legislation

In recent months, the challenges faced by people with allergies during air travel have received increased media attention. We’ve also heard from many of you who have shared your stories. Take action to improve air travel today by showing your support for the Airline Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act of 2015 (S. 1972), a bipartisan… Continue reading Act Now To Support Airline Legislation

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FARE Urges FDA to Help Meet the Unmet Need for Food Allergy Therapeutics

While progress has been made over the years in the field of food allergy research, this potentially life-threatening disease affecting 15 million Americans has no cure. On Thursday, Jan. 21, senior leadership from FARE attended a meeting of the Allergenic Products Advisory Committee at the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, where committee members… Continue reading FARE Urges FDA to Help Meet the Unmet Need for Food Allergy Therapeutics