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Celebrating YOU: a pandemic birthday party

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 [...]

Celebrating YOU: a pandemic birthday party 2021-03-02T16:07:18-06:00

Caring for Someone with Allergies is a Journey of Discovery

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 [...]

Caring for Someone with Allergies is a Journey of Discovery 2021-02-15T10:23:28-06:00

4 Step Guide to Dining Out Safely

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 [...]

4 Step Guide to Dining Out Safely 2021-02-09T14:27:40-06:00

Allergy Amulet Launching Limited Pre-Order Run in January!

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 [...]

Allergy Amulet Launching Limited Pre-Order Run in January! 2021-01-11T14:02:37-06:00

All About Advocacy: The Seven Percent Fund & Coalition

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 [...]

All About Advocacy: The Seven Percent Fund & Coalition 2021-01-07T23:49:40-06:00

The Secret Miracle of Chanukah – It’s Food Allergy-Friendly!

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 [...]

The Secret Miracle of Chanukah – It’s Food Allergy-Friendly! 2020-12-05T17:52:43-06:00

2020 FEI Year in Review

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 [...]

2020 FEI Year in Review 2020-12-09T13:05:47-06:00

Tex-Mex Quesadillas

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 [...]

Tex-Mex Quesadillas 2020-11-29T13:50:53-06:00

Reply to FDA to Mandate Sesame as Major Allergen

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 [...]

Reply to FDA to Mandate Sesame as Major Allergen 2020-12-10T21:07:14-06:00