Tag: food allergies

Merger of Leading Food Allergy Organizations: FAAN + FAI = FARE

Two leading food allergy organizations have officially merged their operations.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: October 25, 2012

We've added a number of products to the Safe Snack Guide.
Brian Hom

Must See Video: “Food Allergies Don’t Take Vacations”

Brian Hom tells the heart-wrenching story of the family vacation that ended in tragedy after his son consumed a dessert contaminated with peanut.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: September 24, 2012

Please note that we have removed the following items from our Safe Snack Guide due to manufacturing/labeling/disclosure changes....
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Help Find a Cure for Food Allergy!

The incidence of food allergy in children is rising at an explosive rate. Now is your opportunity to do something about it: Help find a cure!

Mylan Announces Free EpiPens® for Schools Program

Mylan Specialty L.P., the distributors of EpiPen® brand epinephrine auto-injectors, have announced a new program allowing qualified schools to obtain EpiPens at no cost.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: August 13, 2012

We have removed two items from our Safe Snack Guide and clarified a third due to manufacturing/labeling changes.
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Update to Safe Snack Guide: June 5, 2012

We have removed two items from our Safe Snack Guide due to manufacturing/labeling changes.
University of Helsinki

Study: People Raised in Rural Environments Less Likely to Develop Allergies

A study conducted at the University of Helsinki confirms that people who grow up in rural environments are less likely to develop autoimmune and inflammatory diseases including allergies.

Preliminary Study Results: 6% of Americans Have History of Anaphylaxis

Based upon preliminary results of a well designed random telephone survey funded by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in 16 or 6% reported that they had had symptoms consistent with anaphylaxis at some point in their lives.

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