News Releases - 2013 & 2012

 

Food Allergy Research & Education Announces Partnership with ResearchMatch To Help Connect Patients with Food Allergy Research Studies
12/19/2013
New Partnership Will Help Accelerate Discoveries in Food Allergy Treatment

Food Allergy Research & Education Unveils Comprehensive Strategic Plan for Research
11/25/2013
Nation's leading food allergy organization aims to advance scientific understanding and accelerate development of treatments to prevent life-threatening reactions

President Obama Signs School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act
11/13/2013
Legislation Championed by Food Allergy Research & Education Encourages Schools to Stock Lifesaving Medicine

U.S. Senate Passes School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act
10/31/2013
Potentially Life-Saving Legislation One Step Closer to Becoming Federal Law

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Publishes New National School Food Allergy Guidelines
10/30/2013
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) published new school food allergy guidelines on Wednesday that seek to protect the physical and emotional health of students with food allergies by providing practical information and strategies for schools while reinforcing federal laws and regulations.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Welcomes Two New Members to Medical Advisory Board
10/8/2013
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is pleased to announce the election of Seema Aceves, M.D., Ph.D., and Carla Davis, M.D., to its Medical Advisory Board, which comprises some of the nation's leading experts in the field of food allergy.

New Study Finds Food Allergies Cost Billions of Dollars Each Year
9/17/2013
Chicago: A national study published in JAMA Pediatricsshows the financial impact of caring for children with food allergies costs families billions of dollars each year.

U.S. Senators Richard Durbin and Mark Kirk Introduce School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act
9/12/2013
Today, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which would encourage states to require that schools keep lifesaving epinephrine on hand, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and co-sponsored by 20 other senators.

Discovery Channel's "An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America" Examines Challenges of Living with Food Allergies and New Hope for a Cure
9/3/2013
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is proud to announce the premiere of the Discovery Channel's new medical documentary, "An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America,"

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Walk for Food Allergy Supports the 15 Million Americans with Food Allergies
8/21/2013
In communities nationwide, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Walk for Food Allergy, presented by Mylan, is bringing together thousands of Americans to raise critical funds and awareness for life-threatening food allergies.

U.S. House of Representatives Passes School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act
7/30/2013
Legislation Could Save Lives in Schools Nationwide

National Restaurant Association Partners with Food Allergy Research & Education on New Allergen Awareness Program
7/30/2013
Chicago (July 30, 2013) - The National Restaurant Association today announced the launch of ServSafe Allergens Online Course, a new online training course from the creators of the highly regarded ServSafe food safety program designed to help restaurants address food allergens.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Partners with MedicAlert Foundation on Vital Program That Can Help Save Lives
6/17/2013
"MyVoice" Program Communicates Critical Medical Information in Emergency Situations

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Champions Federal Legislation Encouraging Schools to Stock and Administer Epinephrine
5/23/2013
Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) yesterday reintroduced the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act (H.R. 2094), legislation championed by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Takes Action to Address Growing Problem of Food Allergy Bullying
5/13/2013
New Public Service Campaign “It’s Not A Joke” Tackles Difficult and Often Overlooked Issue during Food Allergy Awareness Week

Extreme Athlete Strives for Rowing Record and Cure for Food Allergies
5/10/2013
On May 17, Mike Monroe, a renowned extreme athlete, will attempt to break a world rowing record in honor of his 8-year-old son Miles and the 15 million Americans with food allergies.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Kicks Off the 2013 FARE Walk for Food Allergy Program in Cincinnati and Orlando
4/26/2013
Food Allergy Research & Education’s (FARE) Walk for Food Allergy, a national program that raises vital funds on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies and heightens awareness of this potentially life-threatening disease, is set to kick off Saturday with walks in Cincinnati and Orlando – the first of more than 65 events planned across the country this year.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Elects Mary Weiser and Maria Acebal to Board of Directors
3/19/2013
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) announced today that Mary Weiser, Advocate and Fundraising Chair of the University of Michigan’s Food Allergy Center, and Maria Acebal, former CEO of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), have been elected as the newest members of its Board of Directors.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Debuts New Website
3/11/2013
New Site Features Easy-to-Use Navigation and Critical Resources for Food Allergy Management

FARE-Funded Researcher Featured in New York Times Article
3/9/2013
FARE-funded researcher Dr. Kari Nadeau is featured in a New York Times Magazine article - "The Allergy Buster."

Leading Food Allergy Organizations Announce Completion of Merger and Introduce New Name
11/12/2012
Merger Between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative Finalized

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