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Is Climate Change Impacting Food Allergies?

By Kathy Downing Ragweed season is upon us and we are sneezing about it. It usually lasts from August through October, but as our climate continues to change, so do our seasons. Sniffling from seasonal allergies is no fun and [...]

Is Climate Change Impacting Food Allergies? 2021-07-29T09:53:14-05:00

Dairy-Free Milk Taste Testing

By Lexi Langman While walking through the milk aisle of the grocery store, I noticed an overwhelming number of options of dairy-free milks. As dairy-free milk alternatives have grown in popularity, more and more variations have become available. This is [...]

Dairy-Free Milk Taste Testing 2021-07-19T09:30:20-05:00

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 Ice Cream Shop: Cross Contact

By Lexi Langman Ice cream is a staple food of the summer. Whether you like it in a cone, bowl, or waffle, ice cream shops are a great spot to buy a cold, sweet treat. However, how safe are ice [...]

The Ice Cream Shop: Cross Contact 2021-07-20T13:11:20-05:00

Gluten-Free Pets? A Closer Look

By Kathy Downing   What should individuals with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity consider when sharing homes with pets? Do the pets need to go gluten-free as well? While not everyone with these conditions needs to worry about buying gluten-free [...]

Gluten-Free Pets? A Closer Look 2021-06-14T16:21:50-05:00

Study Of Food Allergic Twins

By Kathy Downing A recent study out of the University of Chicago and Stanford University on pairs of twins found distinct differences in the fecal microbial profiles of allergic and non-allergic individuals. In other words, what food went into the [...]

Study Of Food Allergic Twins 2021-06-11T16:28:10-05:00

Road Trip Essentials: Food Podcasts

There is nothing quite like a cross-country summer road trip. The gentle rocking of the car at fast speeds on the interstate. The smell of the air-conditioner running at full blast. The feel of your warm blanket covering your legs [...]

Road Trip Essentials: Food Podcasts 2021-06-22T16:39:34-05:00

Caring for Someone with Allergies

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. It was in a small town in South Dakota when I went to [...]

Caring for Someone with Allergies 2021-06-25T15:03:27-05:00

The Secret Miracle of Chanukah

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 2021-06-25T13:34:32-05:00

Ready For Primetime: Peanut Therapy Hits The Market

by Jodi Shroba APRN CPNP Children's Mercy Hospital Jodi Shroba APRN CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Food Allergy Program Coordinator, Children’s Mercy Kansas City Peanut allergy is the most common food allergy in children under the age of 18 [...]

Ready For Primetime: Peanut Therapy Hits The Market 2020-11-12T09:57:10-06:00