Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)

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History

1991. Ceased to exist when merged with Food Allergy Initiative to become the (US) Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), 2012.

Aims

Increase public awareness of food allergy and its consequences; educate people about the condition; advocate on behalf of all those affected by it; advance research into its causes, prevalence, cure and prevention.

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Activities

Works with media to ensure fair and accurate reporting on issues surrounding food allergy; conducts publicity campaigns; conducts training sessions and seminars; works with policy makers on federal, state and local initiatives in such areas as food labelling, schools, emergency medical services, camps, restaurants and airlines; supports and participates in research studies focusing on the epidemiology of food allergy. Organizes: Patient Conferences (March, April, May); FAAN Kids Congress; Food Allergy Awareness Week; FAAN Alliance Meeting (September); FAAN Teen Summit. Founding member of Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Alliance (FAAA).

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Subjects *

  • Medicine
    • Physiology
  • Amenities
    • Food

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

UIA Org ID

F6812

Last News Received

12. Aug 2008
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