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Traveling for sports with severe food allergies is a challenge. Planning in advance increases the chances that safe food will be available.

Teen Advisory Group member Matthew Doucette
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A senior at Catholic University of America, Allison Davin has generously shared her food allergy expertise since founding the Allergy Alli blog during her sophomore year in high school. In this Q&A session, she tackles communications and safety in dating, dining out, and kissing.

I love going out. Whether I’m heading to a movie, a game, a concert or a birthday party, I love leaving my house to have fun. However, the way I prepare for and act at these events is slightly different than everyone else for one reason: my long list of food allergies.

Teen Advisory Group member Ramsey Makan

There are so many things to love about the holidays. The joy of being surrounded by family members and friends, the warm sense of camaraderie that complements a toasty fireplace, giving gifts to one another: these are all things I cherish about the holidays.

Teen Advisory Group member Sophie Meade.
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The spending deal includes an important provision that FARE has championed during the past year to facilitate DoD investment in food allergy research.

As a California-raised teenager who is allergic to dairy, eggs, nuts and shellfish, I’ve noticed that new diets and dietary trends - vegan, paleo, vegetarian, gluten-free, and more - and the prevalence of food intolerances have been both a blessing and a curse.

Teen Advisory Group member Amanda Young.

You might wonder why going through all this extra work to avoid allergens and educate others would be a positive in my life, but really, it’s all about attitude.

Teen Advisory Group member Julia Gray

All of us at FARE wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

Teen Advisory Group member Indrani Maitra

FARE is taking the lead in educating both physicians and patients about the safety and effectiveness of OIT as a treatment option for some food allergy patients.

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Thank you to everyone who took part in the Contains: Courage® FARE Summit 2019! Held Nov. 1-3 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center near Washington, D.C., this dynamic gathering drew over 1,000 participants. Tweens, teens and adults living with food allergy came together with family members, health professionals and other allies in the nation’s largest ever educational food allergy event for families.

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