The Mission

Research. Treatment. Change.

The Food Allergy Fund is dedicated to funding food allergy research focused on the underlying causes of food allergies and improved treatments for people with food allergies. The Food Allergy Fund enlists celebrity ambassadors, industry partners, and individuals to raise public awareness and to support scientific research. 


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An Allergic Reaction can happen anytime, to any person, at any age, to any food


The Challenge

Food allergies are an emerging public health crisis. In recent years, life-threatening food allergies have become increasingly common, especially among children, and impose significant costs on American families.

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Food allergies in children increased 50% between 1997 and 2011

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Food allergy care costs American families $25 billion annually

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Food allergies send someone to the emergency room every three minutes

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About 30% of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one food

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Peanut or tree nut allergies tripled in children between 1997 and 2008

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In 40% of cases allergic reactions to food are considered life-threatening


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