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2011-08-17 10:08:00

Tool Offers Guidance on Severe Allergic Reactions in Schools FAIRFAX, Va. and NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educators across the U.S. now have access to a free, interactive online course that provides a comprehensive tutorial on managing anaphylaxis in schools. This tool comes at a critical time as new prevalence figures show as many as 1 in 13 U.S. children have a food allergy, and nearly 40 percent of those children have a history of a severe reaction. How to...

2011-06-20 06:12:00

Largest Food Allergy Study to Date Finds Food Allergies Are Increasingly Prevalent and Severe NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a national survey of more than 38,000 families, 8 percent of children in the United States suffer from a food allergy - a considerably higher number than reported in previous studies. In addition to estimating that 5.9 million children under age 18 now have a food allergy, the new study, published in the July issue of Pediatrics,...

2010-12-06 09:41:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) today announced its endorsement of comprehensive food allergy guidelines, released by an Expert Panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Immunology (NIAID), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). FAI, the largest private source of funding for food allergy research in the U.S., will underwrite the publication of the long-awaited Guidelines as a special supplement to the December 2010...

2009-03-18 17:36:00

New York City-based nonprofit commends City Council for passage of life-saving legislation NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy Initiative (FAI), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for life-threatening food allergies, will collaborate with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to create an educational poster aimed at raising food allergy awareness among restaurant workers. In addition to working with DOHMH to...

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