…just like allergy sufferers. And they are on the rise. For many people allergies can range from sniffling and sneezing to skin rashes to gastrointestinal issues. A certain percentage, however, have more than these uncomfortable symptoms to deal with. Anaphylaxis, a serious life-threatening reaction, causes approximately 1,500 deaths a year in the United States alone. Clearly, allergies are nothing to sneeze at!
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Allergy Advocacy Association Catches Baseball Fever!!
We took our message on the road recently, and had a terrific day at Frontier Field cheering on the Rochester Red Wings. They sponsored the first annual Food Allergy Awareness Day, and it was a great opportunity to educate and gain support from the public. Read all about it here.
July 10th, 2014
Sunday, June 29th was a very special day for the Allergy Advocacy Association. The Rochester Red Wings hosted the first annual “Food Allergy Awareness Day: Be food aware-Not food afraid!” event at Frontier Field....
Florida Epi Entity Stocking Law helps those with life-threatening allergies
The state of Florida took it one step further in protecting both children and adults not only in schools, but in restaurants, theme parks, sports leagues, camps and other businesses. They are now permitted to maintain a supply of epinephrine auto-injectors and just as important, the legislation provides civil liability immunity protections for health care practitioners, pharmacists and others who stock and administer the emergency treatment.
Funding the Epinephrine Gap
-From the Food Allergies Research and Education e-newsletter May 19, 2014
Now that more than 40 states allow or require their schools to stock emergency epinephrine auto-injectors, the challenge for many schools is how to pay for these auto-injectors and staff training. In 2010, Congress passed the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act, which directed ...
August 2 2014, Amherst Family Health Fair
August 9 2014, FARE Walk for Food Allergy
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
Saturday, August 9, 2014
La Salle Park
1 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
August 18 2014, GBFAA August meeting
Greater Buffalo Food Allergy Alliance (GBFAA) August meeting
Monday, August 18th
Cleveland Hill Fire District
440 Cleveland Drive,
Cheektowaga, NY 14225