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 any time, to any person, at any age, by 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.


Food allergies in children increased 50% between 1997 and 2011


Food allergy care costs American families $25 billion annually


Food allergies send someone to the emergency room every three minutes


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


Peanut or tree nut allergy hastripled in children between 1997 and 2008


In 40% of cases allergic reactions to food is considered severe or life-threatening