Food Allergy Fact

UP TO 15 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE U.S. HAVE A FOOD ALLERGY

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True Stories

If you or your loved one has a food allergy, you are not alone. Reading about others’ experiences can help you navigate the world of managing a food allergy. Teens and adults with food allergies, as well as parents of children with food allergies, share their “True Stories” here. 

Interested in sharing your own True Story with us? Please email contactfare@foodallergy.org with the subject line “True Story” and this information, limiting your story to no more than 500 words:

1. What are your food allergies (or your child's)? Age of diagnosis?
2. 
Tell us your "food allergy story."

Here are some suggested topics:

  • What has been the hardest part about having a food allergy? 
    What do you wish other people knew about food allergies? 
  • What have you learned along the way?
  • What has been the impact on your family or relationships with others?
  • What advice would you give to those newly diagnosed with food allergies, or who are having a difficult time? 
  • How are you involved with the food allergy community? 

3. Submit a picture of yourself or the person about whom the true story is.

 


True Stories - Beth

Beth F.
Food Allergy Mom



True Stories - Christina

Christina P.
Tree Nut Allergy



True Stories - Mary

Mary A.
Food Allergy Mom



True Stories - Danielle

Danielle M., 17 
Multiple Allergies



True Stories - Danielle

Carlo S.
Multiple Allergies



True Stories - Colin

Joy V.
Food Allergy Mom

 

 


True Stories - Jackie

Jackie O.
  Food Allergy Mom



True Stories - Rachel

Rachel M., 12
Tree Nut Allergy



True Stories - Roxanne

Roxanne M. 
Food Allergy Mom



True Stories - Roxanne

Nicole D., 18 
Peanut Allergy 



True Stories - Colin

Colin
Multiple Allergies