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September is National Food Safety Education Month

Every year, an estimated 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from eating contaminated food. Anyone can get sick from a foodborne illness (also called food poisoning). But some groups of people are more likely to get

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The Global Impact of Food Allergies

April 7-13 is World Allergy Week 2019 (www.worldallergyweek.org). This organization has dedicated the 2019 week to raise awareness of the global problem of food allergy. Often, I tend to get so focused on the food allergic patients and families we care for in north Texas

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FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes Walk 2018

In every community, every day, you’ll find a circle of heroes keeping all those with food allergies safe. Celebrate your food allergy heroes and make an impact at FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes Walk at the Dallas Zoo on November 10. Celebrate your food allergy heroes

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Food Allergy Friendly Trunk or Treat October 29

DATE CHANGE: Due to inclement weather, we have moved the date for the 3rd Annual Food Allergy Friendly Trunk or Treat at our Flower Mound location from Wednesday, OCTOBER 24 to Monday, OCTOBER 29. Don’t miss food allergy friendly fun including a photo booth, costume

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Back To School Tips

Don’t wait to get your school forms filled out, epinephrine auto injectors refilled and asthma action plans. Here are additional resources to help you make going back to school with food allergies a success. FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) offers these resources to help:

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Fourth of July Celebration Food Allergy Tips

Are you hosting or attending a Fourth of July celebration? The following FARE tips will help be prepared for considering food allergies. If you’re hosting: Provide labels or markers to write names on cups to prevent mix-ups. Ask your guests ahead of time how you

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Wish-Bone House Italian Salad Dressing Recall

Wish Bone Salad Dressing issued an allergy alert on undeclared milk and egg in 15 oz. Wish-Bone House Italian Salad Dressing today. The press release reads as follows: PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity

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Food Allergy-Friendly Frozen Treats

These frozen treat recipes are food allergy-friendly and delicious! Pineapple Strawberry Granita 1 cup strawberries, hulled 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water Purée strawberries in blender or food processor; pour in pineapple juice, blend and set aside. In small saucepan

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Is Milk Allergy Different Than Lactose Intolerance?

Are there differences between Milk Allergy and Lactose Intolerance? Yes. It can be confusing. Here’s information to help understand: Milk allergy is a food allergy, which is an overreaction of the immune system to a specific food protein. When the food protein is ingested, it

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Memorial Day Weekend Barbecue Tips

Are you hosting or attending a barbecue where children or adults with food allergies will be attending this Memorial Day weekend? Check out these ideas from FARE to make your event a success! If you’re hosting: Provide labels or markers to write names on cups

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