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The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
National network. 30 groups. Founded 1991. Mission is to increase public awareness about food allergies and anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. Provides advocacy and education, advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis. Information and referrals, conferences, literature, phone support, teen and children support, booklets, newsletters and educational videos. Guidelines available for starting similar groups.
11781 Lee Jackson Highway #160
Fairfax, VA 22033
Voice: 1-800-929-4040 or 703-691-3179 (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-5:00pm; Fri., 9am-1:30pm EST)
Website: http://www.foodallergy.org or http://www.faanteen.org (teens) or http://www.faankids.org (kids)
Kids with Food Allergies Foundation
Online. Offers support for families raising children with food allergies, practical food allergy management information, and more than 1,200 recipes searchable by allergens one needs to avoid.
Kids with Food Allergies
National. Specializes in day-to-day support for families. Offers a wide range of practical food allergy educational tools, online support community, e-newsletter, recioes and allergy alerts.
Kids with Food Allergies
73 Old Dublin Pike, Suite 10, #163
Doylestown, PA 18901
Online. 701 members. Founded 2002. Support for parents, family and friends of children that have food allergies or food sensitivities. Share stories, recipes, advice and alerts of certain foods that might have hidden ingredients in them.
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