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Living Teal™: At the Table With FARE

Living Teal: At the Table With FARE provides engaging conversation that shares key tips for daily living including a special focus on living with, or caring for someone with, food allergies. Each episode aims to educate and engage the audience, bringing together experts, influencers, personalities and educators to discuss today’s most pressing issues.

Episode 9: At the Holiday Table With FARE Featuring Chefs Simon Majumdar, Leslie Durso and Ali Khan


Guests: Chefs Simon Majumdar, Leslie Durso and Ali Khan

December 3, 2020

The holidays are here! And because the holidays are basically synonymous with food, FARE is dedicating an entire episode to all the yummy things – with a holiday spin! Joining this delicious conversation are FARE’s good friends and frequent FARE SWAP contributors, Chefs Leslie Durso, Ali Khan, and Simon Majumdar. 

Don’t forget to follow our chefs! Chef Simon is online at @SimonMajumdar or on his own podcast, Eat My Globe, at; Chef Ali Khan is at @AliKhanEats, or as he hosts #BestThing IEverAte on the Food Network and #CheapEats on The Cooking Channel; and, Chef Leslie Durso can be found at @LeslieDurso or online at

Episode 8: Who Is the Food Allergy Consumer and Why Is Product Labeling So Important? A Conversation With Geoff Freeman of the Consumer Brands Association Featuring a FARE SWAP With Chef Simon Majumdar


Guests: Geoff Freeman, President and CEO, the Consumer Brands Association, and Simon Majumdar, Chef, Food and Travel Author, and Food Television Personality

November 19, 2020

FARE recently released compelling research looking into the food allergy consumer and their shopping habits. We found that many spend 3-5 minutes looking at a product label before deciding whether to purchase or not. Joining Lisa Gable to talk about the consumer packaged goods industry, labeling, and information sharing with consumers is Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the trade group representing those companies, The Consumer Brands Association.

Don't miss the FARE SWAP at the end with Chef Simon Majumdar talking about a takeout dish you can make at home: orange chicken! 

Follow Geoff and the Consumer Brands Association at and learn more about SmartLabel at

Follow Chef Simon on social media at @SimonMajumdar or you can find him on his own podcast, Eat My Globe, at

Note: In this episode, semolina is described as being a product of cassava. Please note that semolina flour is a wheat product. The flour substitute made from cassava is tapioca flour or tapioca starch.

Episode 7: Preventing Food Allergies From the Start: A Conversation With Dr. Ruchi Gupta and Peter Kolchinsky Featuring a FARE SWAP With Ali Khan


Guests: Dr. Ruchi Gupta, Chief Medical Officer for Public Health, FARE; Peter Kolchinsky, Biotechnology Investor, Scientist and Co-Founder, RA Capital Management; and, Ali Khan, Host of Cheap Eats (The Cooking Channel) and Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network)

November 5, 2020

FARE recently launched the Start Eating Early Diet (SEED) study in partnership with Northwestern University, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Children's Hospital Colorado, Massachusetts General Hospital, and University of Chicago Medicine.  Grounded in the success of the 2015 Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study, SEED will explore the benefits of early introduction to multiple allergenic foods in a more diverse sample of infants. Joining FARE on this episode are lead investigation and FARE Chief Medical Officer for Public Health, Dr. Ruchi Gupta, and Peter Kolchinsky, who with his wife Anna, donated a $2M commitment for this effort, with $1.5M directly linked to a matching donation. Don't miss the FARE SWAP at the end with Chef Ali Khan talking all things nut butters! 

Follow SEED via FARE and subscribe to our email mailing list here.

Peter can be followed on Twitter at @PeterKolchinsky. 

Follow Chef Ali Khan on social media at @AliKhanEats, or as he hosts #BestThing IEverAte on the Food Network and #CheapEats on The Cooking Channel.

Episode 6: A Conversation on the Relationship Between Bullying and Health Issues With Dr. Gia Rosenblum and Ted Kyle Featuring a FARE SWAP With Chef Simon Majumdar


Guests: Dr. Gianine D Rosenblum, Ted Kyle and Chef Simon Majumdar

October 22, 2020

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While bullying should never be a part of childhood, it unfortunately often is. At FARE, this month is about raising awareness of bullying but also about promoting kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. Joining FARE on this podcast are psychologist and food allergy mom, Dr. Gianine D. Rosenblum, and Ted Kyle, founder of ConscienHealth. This episode closes out with Chef Simon Majumdar who is all about fall with some seasonally-delicious squash recipes in our latest FARE SWAP!

Ted can be followed on Twitter and Facebook via @ConscienHealth and through blogs posted to ConscienHealth and The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC).

Gia can be followed on Psychology Today if you search for her under Dr. Gianine D. Rosemblum or you can connect with her via LinkedIn. 

Chef Simon Majumdar is on social media at @SimonMajumdar or you can find him on his own podcast, Eat My Globe, at   

Episode 5: All Things Teal Pumpkin & Halloween With Heather Brooker and a FARE SWAP Featuring Vegan Chef Leslie Durso


Guests: Heather Brooker and Chef Leslie Durso

October 8, 2020

October is officially underway! Whether orange or teal, pumpkins are everywhere and Halloween is top of mind for many Americans wondering what this year’s celebration will look like. For this episode, we are joined by actress, Emmy Award-winning journalist, and host of the popular podcast, Motherhood in Hollywood (, Heather Brooker to talk all things Halloween and Teal Pumpkin. This episode is perfectly complemented by a FARE SWAP featuring Chef Leslie Durso diving into our favorite pumpkin recipes!

You can follow our guests on social media at @HeatherBrooker and @LeslieDurso.

Episode 4: The End of Food Allergy With Dr. Kari Nadeau and Sloan Barnett


Guests: Dr. Kari Nadeau, Sloan Barnett, Ali Khan

September 24, 2020

Thirty-two million Americans currently live with a food allergy. In this episode, FARE sits in on a conversation between physician, researcher, and global food allergies expert Dr. Kari Nadeau and her co-author Sloan Barnett to learn about their brand new book, The End of Food Allergy, a landmark book on preventing, diagnosing, and reversing food allergies with key findings from a premier team of trained experts. This week’s episode also features celebrity chef Ali Khan for a FARE SWAP dedicated to all things sandwiches!

Episode 3: Realities of Relationships and Dating in 2020


Guests: Comedian Matt Friend, FARE Rising Stars Kendra Chapman and Daniel Kadden, Chef Leslie Duro

September 10, 2020

Relationships and dating are never easy but throw in a global public health crisis AND food allergies? In this episode, we are joined by comedian Matt Friend and two of FARE's Rising Star leaders to discuss the ins and outs and ups and downs of dating in 2020.

Episode 2: Learning in the Era of COVID-19


Guests: Julie Gunlock, Megan Lavin, Chef Leslie Durso

August 27, 2020

It’s Back to School season and education is on everyone’s mind these days -- possibly more than most years. Children all over the globe have either already begun their fall semesters or are preparing to get started and this year is unlike any other. In this episode, we are joined by two incredible women with great perspectives on the topic of learning in 2020. 

Episode 1: Diversity and Health Disparities in Food Allergy and Across America


Guests: Dr. Ruchi Gupta, Reverend Karen Webster Parks, Chef Simon Majumdar

August 24, 2020

Diversity is top of mind today. More specifically, the disparities in our health system and communities. We know that trust must have a seat at the table. In this episode, we are joined by two amazing women leaders who have spent their careers behind the scenes building bridges and creating trusted relationships that drive sustainable and actionable results designed to support every individual’s needs.  

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