FARE Issues Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns for Those With Food Allergy
Statement from Lisa Gable, Chief Executive Officer, FARE: “As the voice of the 32 million Americans living with potentially life-threatening food allergies, FARE strongly encourages those with food allergy to work closely with their allergists and physicians on a vaccination strategy that is safest for them and their needs. FARE also encourages the FDA to consider these concerns when reviewing, approving and disseminating information relating to vaccines as they become available to Americans.”
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FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) is the world’s leading non-governmental organization engaged in food allergy advocacy and the largest private funder of food allergy research. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and to provide them hope through the promise of new treatments. FARE is transforming the future of food allergy through innovative initiatives that will lead to increased awareness, new and improved treatments and prevention strategies, effective policies and legislation and novel approaches to managing the disease. To learn more about FARE, visit our Living Teal™ YouTube channel, or www.foodallergy.org.