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Finally! Teacher Training Passes in New York State!

Teachers now trained to administer Epinephrine in Schools in New York State

Two companies developing nasal spray delivery of epinephrine.

Needle free alternative to autoinjectors

Suggestion for FASTER Act Implementation Concerns

Unfortunate Response from Food Manufacturers

Food Allergy Awareness Day – New York State Capital, Albany, May 14, 2024

03 April 2024

Even with a cool, soggy start to Spring, it’s always time to think about advocacy and the safety of those more than 2,000,000 New Yorkers managing life threatening allergies. You can register here for or Food Allergy Awareness Day at the Capital in Albany on Tuesday, May 14, 9:30 – 5:00. Make sure your representatives hear from you about the challenges your family faces in managing life threatening allergies and why they need to support legislation addressing affordability and broad-based access to epinephrine.

We look forward to seeing you in Albany!


Another Great FARE Courage at Congress - 2024

Courage at Congress, hosted by FARE, updated advocates on the latest in federally funded research and the personal stories from around the country that inspired calls for legislation in Congress.

The Importance of Stocking Epinephrine in Food Service Venues

Food service businesses are called upon to build on the cross contact avoidance protocols by stock EAIs, right next to the AEDs many of them already have on hand.

Legislation Introduced in Florida to Require Adoption of Anaphylaxis Policies in Public Schools

Time to for more states to amend laws that allow epinephrine stocking to requirement bills

College Food Services Can be the Leaders Encouraging Others in Hospitality to Stock Epi.

Restaurant owners should follow the lead of college food service management in safely stocking epinephrine.

Study Shows Some Children Avoid Peanuts, Even if Shown to be Safe.

Avoiding foods you're not allergic to can increase risk of developing allergies.

The Tragedy of Mislabeling Allergens in Foods

Even in light of tragedy, epinephrine is first line of treatment for anaphylaxis.

EPI NEAR YOU NEW YORK

You are invited to virtually join the staff and guests of Brighton Memorial Libary of Rochester, NY for the next Epi Near You New York session with Sandra Glantz, FNP, MNP and Jon Terry. 

Thursday, April 11, 2024
1:00 p.m. EST
Please register here.

Find more information here. 

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