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Food Allergy Research & Education

In the time it takes for the average television commercial break – every three minutes – a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Nearly 40 percent of children with food allergies have experienced this kind of severe or life-threatening reaction. Imagine a simple evening dining out with your family ends with your child in the hospital. It’s any parent’s nightmare. And it happens too often.

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<p> Every three minutes, someone in America&mdash;your friend, your child&rsquo;s classmate, your co-worker&mdash;is raced to the emergency room because of food allergies. &nbsp;&nbsp;There is no cure, and the only way to prevent a potentially life-threatening reaction is strict avoidance of problem foods.&nbsp; But you can change all that--by joining our race to find a cure!</p> <p> Founded in 1998 by concerned parents and grandparents, the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) is the world&#39;s largest private source of funding for food allergy research.&nbsp; We&#39;ve committed more than $75 million toward our mission.&nbsp; FAI supports research worldwide, clinical programs that improve diagnosis and treatment, public policy that increases federal funding for research, and programs that educate and raise awareness.</p> <p> No one should live in fear that every bite they take could put their life in danger.&nbsp; Support Team FAI&mdash;help us find a cure for the 12 million kids, teens and adults who are living with food allergies!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>