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2013-12-19 23:20:41

New Partnership Will Help Accelerate Discoveries in Food Allergy Treatment McLean, VA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) today announced a new partnership with ResearchMatch, a national online patient registry maintained by Vanderbilt University, to connect patients with food allergies to new clinical studies across the country. As the leading organization working on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergy, FARE is committed to advancing...

2013-11-13 23:02:18

New law encourages schools to stock lifesaving medicine for anaphylactic emergencies. McLean, VA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 President Obama today signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act during a ceremony attended by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) CEO John L. Lehr, members of FARE’s board of directors and key congressional sponsors. This historic and potentially lifesaving legislation is the first federal law encouraging schools to stock epinephrine...

2013-10-15 23:03:01

Rappelling Event on Nov. 16 at Westin Arlington Gateway Offers Once-in-a-lifetime Thrill and Benefits Food Allergy Research & Education programs. McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Rappelling -- it’s not just for rescue workers, thrill seekers and reality television contestants. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is offering gutsy Washington, D.C. metro area residents a high-rise adventure by launching its first Over the Edge fundraising event next month. Participants,...

2013-09-03 23:02:52

Food Allergy Research & Education announces new hour-long special, “An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America,” narrated by Steve Carell, which explores what it is like to live with life-threatening food allergies, how families and individuals managing food allergies are working to raise awareness in their communities, and the vital research underway to find effective treatments and a cure. McLean, VA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is...

2013-08-26 23:02:04

Gourmet subscription snack company Love With Food has collaborated with Chef Ming Tsai on their September 2013 Gluten-Free Tasting Boxes in hopes of raising awareness to fight childhood hunger. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Gourmet subscription snack company Love With Food has collaborated with Chef and Owner of Blue Ginger Restaurant in Wellesley, Massachusetts and host of Simply Ming on PBS TV, Chef Ming Tsai on their September 2013 Gluten-Free Tasting Snack Boxes in hopes...

2013-08-21 23:17:57

National program seeks to say FAREwell to food allergies with more than 60 family-friendly FARE Walk for Food Allergy events across the country. McLean, VA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 In communities nationwide, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Walk for Food Allergy, presented by Mylan, is bringing together thousands of Americans to raise critical funds and awareness for life-threatening food allergies. This national program raises funds to create educational resources, advance...

2013-05-13 23:22:03

New Public Service Campaign “It´s Not A Joke” Tackles Difficult and Often Overlooked Issue during Food Allergy Awareness Week McLEAN, VA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), the nation´s leading food allergy organization, released today a national educational program targeted at curbing food allergy bullying among children in the United States. One in 13 children in the U.S. — roughly two in every classroom — has a food...

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...

2011-05-10 06:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dey Pharma, L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), is pleased to recognize the 14th annual Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW), May 8-14. Created by the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) in 1997, FAAW aims to educate others and raise awareness about food allergies, a medical condition which affects one in 25 Americans.(1,2) Food allergies are the most common trigger of anaphylaxis,(3) a severe allergic reaction that can be...


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