It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week, and no doubt you’ve been getting your fill of war stories and gruesome statistics. But if you have food allergies or care for someone who does, you don’t need more educating… the rest of the world does.
If every one of us with a personal stake in raising awareness would share just one article, flyer, or video with someone outside their immediate circle – say a neighbor, a teacher, or a co-worker – we could spread awareness in the spirit this week was intended for.
Here’s one of our favorites, the video funded by Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) and Mylan released in September entitled: “An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America”. It’s a terrific primer, one that will bring anyone up to speed on the trials, hardships, and dangers families dealing with food allergies face every day:
Whether you opt to share this video or your own personal favorite educational piece, be sure to take the opportunity this week affords to inform at least one person that may not know. After all, what good is Food Allergy Awareness Week if you’re already aware?