Mylan Commits to These 4 Initiatives to Make EpiPen® More Affordable

Here are the four initiatives gleaned from the press release that Mylan has committed to so far, along with the relevant links and comments.

Mylan Taking Immediate Action to Further Enhance Access to EpiPen® (Epinephrine Injection, USP) Auto-Injector

Company to cover up to $300 of out-of-pocket cost at pharmacy; reducing patient cost by 50% off Mylan list price among other initiatives.
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Press Release: Wise Foods Partners with SnackSafely.com for Greater Allergen Disclosure

Consumers can now research Wise’s portfolio of snacks to see exactly how each is manufactured with respect to 11 allergens.

Senators Question Auto-Injector Price Hikes

“The substantial price increase could limit access to a much-needed medication," wrote Senator Grassley

Update to Safe Snack Guide and Allergence: Back to School 2016

Used by thousands of schools and tens of thousands of parents nationwide to help keep peanuts and tree nuts out of the classroom and the home.

SunButter Press Release

If Your Sunflower Butter Doesn’t Say SunButter®, It Isn’t!
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Promising OIT Results from UNC Phase II Trial

"The first-ever clinical study of preschoolers allergic to peanuts could lead to safe and effective treatment for millions of people."

Download Our Brochure: Food Allergy Resources for Home and School

Learn more about the free services we provide to help keep allergens out of the home and classroom.

Editorial: Of Waiters, Anaphylaxis, and Arrests

Whether or not you believe the waiter should be drawn and quartered, consider the underlying issues.

Brilliant Minds: The Launch of the Food Allergy Science Initiative

A new effort is underway aimed at accelerating research into food allergy to enable the development of new diagnostics and treatments.
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Eczema Increases Risk for Food Allergy and Many Other Conditions

"This disease can have a serious impact on patients’ quality of life and overall health, both physically and mentally."

FARE Updates Emergency Action Plan (You Should Too)

FARE has updated their standardized template for development of an Emergency Action Plan.

Enjoy Life Launches New Free-From Cookie Line

Enjoy Life Foods announces the first new addition to their extensive free-from product family in over a year!

Study: New Gene Therapy Protects Against Anaphylaxis from Peanut Allergy

The technique could also be applied to other IgE-mediated food allergies.
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Study: Risk of Food Allergies Only Minimally Higher in Siblings

Should younger siblings of children with food allergies be tested for allergy to foods even if they haven't shown symptoms?

Epinephrine Auto-injectors: Where is the Long Promised Generic?

We were supposed to have a generic alternative last year. What's holding it up and when can we expect it?

Common Additive May Be a Cause of Food Allergy

Could tert-butylhydroquinone (tBHQ) be responsible for the meteoric rise in food allergies? A researcher from the University of Michigan thinks so.

What We Learned from the Ronak Warty Tragedy

We look back on Ronak's story to see how we might prevent similar occurrences in the future.
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