Food Allergy Awareness Week
In 1998, the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, now FARE, created Food Allergy Awareness Week to educate others about food allergies, a potentially life-threatening medical condition.
The next Food Allergy Awareness Week is May 11 – 17, 2014. More information on activities planned for this year’s event will be posted early in 2014.
Check out our activities page to see what happened throughout last year's Food Allergy Awareness Week.
The free resources on this page, such as the downloadable poster and bookmarks below, are available to help you educate others and raise awareness of food allergies. FARE is continuing to support green efforts, therefore all Food Allergy Awareness Week materials are available online.
Has your state issued a proclamation? Each year, dozens of state governors issue an official proclamation recognizing Food Allergy Awareness Week. To ask your governor to issue a proclamation, simply customize this letter and send it to him or her, along with this proclamation template. Most governors have an official website, so you can easily send the letter and template electronically. If you have any problems finding contact information for your Governor, please let us know.
Interested in making a presentation? Use one of the following presentations to educate others about food allergies.
Do you have school-age children or are you looking to get others involved? Here are some ways to help schools and organizations participate in Food Allergy Awareness Week.
- Give out PAL™ Hero awards to recognize those who help manage food allergies. Present them to schools, organizations, kids, even parents.
- Hang posters or pass out brochures at your local grocery store, library, and other places around town.
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