Webinar - Families Preparing for a Safe Freshman Food Allergy Experience

Speaker: Beth Winthrop, MS, RD

Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Is the transition to college stressing you out? View this webinar recorded on Tuesday, July 23, as Beth Winthrop, FARE College Program collaborator and retired Sodexo clinical nutrition manager guided families through the steps to a safe college experience. Beth shared her passion and experience with helping families manage the steps to a safe college experience: college selection, pre-planning with dining, understanding signage, menus, and labeling; requesting accommodations, roommates, resident advisors, sports teams, social events, snacking, and the status of stock epinephrine on college campuses. 

Beth also detailed what to look for when viewing college websites, touring dining and meeting with chefs and managers.  

About the Presenter

Beth Winthrop

Beth Winthrop, MS, RD, had a long career as a clinical nutrition manager and dietetic internship director with Sodexo. Beth developed the “My Zone” personal pantry and Sodexo's award-winning Simple Servings allergen-safe resident dining option. She has also worked individually with students, families and operators to develop individualized meal plans, and has assisted families in determining which colleges under consideration are best suited to their needs.

Beth contributed to the development of the FARE pilot food allergy program for higher education. She has spoken in the past at FARE’s College Summit, the FARE National Conference, the Culinary Intelligence Summit, the Southeastern Regional Conference and National Conference of the National Association of College & University Food Services, and the Catersource Conference and Tradeshow.

Slides from this webinar can be view here.