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Food Allergy Research and Education (a national non-profit organization) is hosting it’s 16th annual food allergy awareness week May 11-17, 2014 and Utahns are getting involved.

In the News

Recent local news coverage examined the rising concern of life-threatening food allergies in children and adult onset of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), which can often occur in patients who have outgrown food allergies.

Essay Contest

The Utah Food Allergy Network is hosting an essay contest where members of the the network can write about what life is like with food allergies.  Winners of the contest will receive prizes from Nut Free Wear.

Fundraising

Team Cookie has made it’s debut, announcing a fundraising event at a local Chick-fil-A restaurant in Provo.  Team Cookie also plans to spend the week visiting resident favorite local mom & pop shops to inform them about SafeFARE and solicit general donations.  More fundraising events will continue throughout the rest of Food Allergy Action Month and on leading up to the Salt Lake City FARE Walk for Food Allergies in September.

 

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