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Food Laws: College Dining Plans

Thank you so much for joining us for part two of our new webinar series, Food Laws: College Dining Plans. We hope you learned from our panelists as much as we did and now feel confident in starting your college [...]

Food Laws: College Dining Plans 2021-09-22T10:32:59-05:00

The Grocery Store: A Scavenger Hunt

By Sofia Gillespie   When the boss, Emily Brown, said the grocery price comparison chart needed to be updated, I decided to volunteer. In 2016 and 2019, we published price comparison charts, but as the variety of foods we offer [...]

The Grocery Store: A Scavenger Hunt 2021-08-26T09:58:58-05:00

Allergies, one day at a time

By Yamelly Weida Lo invitamos a ver la versión en español aquí. It was a daunting task to go through the regular and simple task of grocery shopping with food allergies. Fear, sadness, and despair were still fresh in our minds from [...]

Allergies, one day at a time 2021-08-30T08:59:49-05:00

Alergias, un día a la vez

Por Yamelly Weida For the English version, click here. La fácil y simple tarea de ir de compras por comida a la tienda fue abrumadora. El miedo, la tristeza y la desesperación aún estaban frescas en mi memoria de ese [...]

Alergias, un día a la vez 2021-08-30T09:00:39-05:00

Airline Travel with Allergies

By Lexi Langman Traveling, whether by plane, train, or automobile, always ensures an exciting adventure. Each method of travel offers its different benefits, but flying is indubitably the quickest route. However, the quickest is not always the easiest. While some [...]

Airline Travel with Allergies 2021-07-29T15:34:11-05:00

Back to School Lunches

By Lexi Langman Going back to school is an exciting time, but some stress accompanies the excitement for those with allergies. As a student with a nut allergy, I must take serious safety precautions to prevent having an allergic reaction [...]

Back to School Lunches 2021-07-29T09:52:24-05:00

How Social Media Helped Me Become A Food Allergy Advocate

By Grace Leffall If there was a pamphlet handed out to new parents and caregivers of children after their first allergic reaction to food, that would provide a greater sense of direction of what to do next. But as of [...]

How Social Media Helped Me Become A Food Allergy Advocate 2021-07-21T10:54:51-05:00

Lessons Learned: College with Food Allergies

By Cindy Kaplan   Making mistakes in college is sort of a rite of passage... at least that’s what I tell myself when I reflect on how I handled my food allergies during undergrad. I started college in 2004. Social [...]

Lessons Learned: College with Food Allergies 2021-07-29T09:48:09-05:00

FEI’s Favorite Food-Related Summer Reading List

Surely your summer reading list is well underway, but the team at Food Equality Initiative thought we would share some of our favorite books about food (or at least they have a food item in the title)! We have a [...]

FEI’s Favorite Food-Related Summer Reading List 2021-07-07T13:57:18-05:00

The All-American Food Allergy Experience

By Kamisha York Peyton’s Allergy Shield of Hope   Eleven years ago, when Peyton was rushed to the emergency room after eating a cashew, our lifestyle as we knew it changed forever. Gone were the days where my family could [...]

The All-American Food Allergy Experience 2021-07-06T13:43:52-05:00