FARE News

A Deep Dive Into Food Allergy: Dr. Kari Nadeau and Rob Reid on the “After On” podcast

The prevalence of food allergies in the U.S. is greater than it’s ever been before, roughly doubling every ten years. Diagnoses of anaphylactic food reactions have risen by 377 percent since 2007, according to recent FARE-commissioned data.

To address this concerning trend, Dr. Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, the director of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research at Stanford University and FARE’s medical advisor for innovation, sat down for an interview with Rob Reid on the “After On” podcast to discuss this public health crisis and the...

New Prevalence Numbers Demand an Aggressive Call to Action

Two recently released large-scale studies of food allergy prevalence have resulted in an update of FARE’s frequently cited statistics that provide estimates on how many people are living with this potentially life-threatening disease.

These new numbers – 32 million Americans, more than double what we previously believed – reinforce that food allergy is a problem of epidemic proportions.

 

“The Public Health Impact of Parent-Reported Childhood Food Allergies in the United States,” an update of a 2011 landmark study published in...

Our Impact in 2017

FARE is the leading national advocacy organization working on behalf of the 15 million Americans who have food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. We work hard to ensure that every dollar raised brings us closer to improving the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and to providing them hope through the promise of new treatments.

When you support FARE, you’re investing in programs and resources that change – and save – lives. In 2017, your donations helped us make great progress in each area of our mission. Keep reading to...

Meet Carlea Bauman

Carlea Bauman joined the FARE staff earlier this month as the Vice President of Education and Community Initiatives. Carlea has over 20 years of experience in nonprofit management and health advocacy and comes to us most recently from The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE), where she has served as Executive Director since 2013 leading their development, advocacy and educational programs. With her deep and diverse background in health education, advocacy and communications, Carlea will focus on advancing FARE’s critical...

Sneak Peek at Allergic Living's Fall '17 Magazine

Allergic Living Cover Fall 2017

Editor Gwen Smith offers FARE’s followers a look at highlights of the new Fall Allergic Living magazine, which is available now at Barnes & Noble or online here.

Is Your Hospital's Food Allergy-Friendly? You would think that hospitals are a safe space for those with food allergies. But as an Allergic Living investigation reveals, too often that is not the case. In the new Fall magazine, we report the experiences of many families, including incidents such as the 11-year-old boy with multiple food allergies who was in the hospital following...

FARE Launches Redesigned Foodallergy.org with Focus on the Food Allergy Journey

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, foodallergy.org, the nation’s trusted source of evidence-based information for millions of Americans affected by this potentially life-threatening disease. 

With nearly 2.5 million visitors annually, foodallergy.org has been a crucial resource for information on all aspects of food allergy, including anaphylaxis, staying safe at school, food allergens and much more. FARE’s new website intuitively places important resources in easy-to-find areas based on milestones in an individual’s...