Ellie, age 6, describes what it feels like to have anaphylaxis and to be loved unconditionally.
About 15 million Americans live with food allergies, so chances are that you, a family member or friend are affected. Hear from families as they share about the importance of a caring, supportive community and how you can get involved.
Parenting a child with food allergies presents unique challenges. From grocery shopping to school accommodations to planning for daily activities, food allergies affect all aspects of a family’s life. Take a peek inside the life of a food allergy mom with the next installment of FARE’s Food For Thought videos.
Why are food allergies on the rise? How can we treat food allergies? What causes food allergies? Hear from leading food allergy researchers from all over the country who are working on answering these questions in this video from FARE, the world’s largest private funder of food allergy research.
Food allergy is misrepresented and misunderstood in the media. Comedians, talk show hosts, and other members of the media often make light of the seriousness of food allergy, which encourages the public to not take food allergies seriously. FARE’s goal is to educate the public about the facts.