By Zoë Slaughter Invisibly Allergic Let’s face it, many of you reading this have already had a pandemic birthday, and the few March birthdays left are about to experience it soon as well. Let’s just say, it’s different; but it [...]
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By Claire Zegger The Allergy Avocat Hello! My name is Claire, and I’m a food allergy teen from Washington DC. This past summer, I joined Food Equality Initiative’s Teen Advisory Board because I wanted to be a part of [...]
By Alex Hoskovec Atlas Seasonings I remember the first time I encountered someone who did not understand or care to understand some of the “modern” food allergies. I was in a small town in South Dakota and went to a restaurant [...]
By Alex Hoskovec Atlas Seasonings 2020 is over and many people are looking at 2021 and hoping to begin the process of going back to what we used to consider “normal.” Most of us are looking forward to more [...]
Living with food allergies is all about what ifs? What if this cupcake is made with almond flour? What if this soup is made with real cream instead of a dairy-free substitute? What if this package of chips actually does [...]
As many of you already know, Food Equality Initiative does a lot for food allergy advocacy. Our founder, Emily Brown, regularly attends conferences and speaks on behalf of those with severe food allergies and dietary restrictions. She helps lobby for [...]
By Cindy Kaplan Most Jewish holidays revolve around food -- on Rosh Hashana, Passover, Sukkot, and Shavuot, traditional observance includes Thanksgiving-sized meals, and sometimes even specific foods. For example, on Rosh Hashana, a widely practiced custom is to eat an [...]
At the beginning of 2020, the world had heard of the coronavirus, but it was a distant problem for us in the United States. The year held lots of promise, it was the beginning of a new decade, an election [...]
By Amelia Richard What is Tex-Mex, you may ask? The term Tex-Mex stands for Texan and Mexican, and describes a type of popular cuisine which originated along the southern border states of the US. Basically, it is a blend of [...]
On November 24, 2020, just two days before Thanksgiving, Food Equality Initiative signed on to a letter directed to Steven Hahn, Commission of Food and Drugs at the US Food and Drug Administration. This letter was written in reply to [...]