FEI News

Hurricane Ida Relief Food Donations

As part of giving back during a time of natural disaster from Hurricane Ida, Food Equality Initiative (FEI), donated $70,000 worth of food that is free from major allergens and gluten to food pantries in New Orleans.  “This shipment, which [...]

Hurricane Ida Relief Food Donations 2021-09-23T10:30:29-05:00

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

Seven Percent Coalition Open Letter

Dear industry colleague, We are writing because we are both in the business of delivering quality foods for people to enjoy. We believe that everyone should have access to safe foods. This year with the added impact of Covid-19 the [...]

Seven Percent Coalition Open Letter 2021-04-30T11:44:34-05:00

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

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

#ForTheHealth: Institutional Change

Thank you for joining this year's closing webinar in our For The Health series. Even though we were a month later than originally scheduled, we hope you were still able to join us and that you were able to learn [...]

#ForTheHealth: Institutional Change 2020-09-28T11:20:01-05:00

We Are More Than a Food Pantry

“The prescription for the cure rest with the accurate diagnosis of the disease” --MLK Excerpt from Where do We Go From Here, 1967 When I started Food Equality Initiative nearly six years ago, it was an effort to improve the [...]

We Are More Than a Food Pantry 2020-09-18T11:19:31-05:00

Follow FEI’s Founder

Our founder, Emily Brown, has been nothing but busy since stay at home orders began. While she has been staying at home, thanks to the wonders of the internet, her voice has been traveling long beyond the four corners of [...]

Follow FEI’s Founder 2020-09-14T14:09:09-05:00

#ForTheHealth: How To Be An Ally

THANK YOU Thank you for joining us once again for our webinar series Part II, For The Health: A Conversation on Race & Food Allergy. We may have been on a different website with different faces and a different theme, [...]

#ForTheHealth: How To Be An Ally 2021-03-06T14:33:53-06:00

#ForTheHealth: Notable Black Voices In Food Allergy

THANK YOU Thank you for joining us for our webinar, For the Health: A Conversation on Race and Food Allergy. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Thanks to your interest and support, we were able to [...]

#ForTheHealth: Notable Black Voices In Food Allergy 2020-07-01T12:59:30-05:00