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The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)

National network. 30 groups. Founded 1991. Mission is to increase public awareness about food allergies and anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. Provides advocacy and education, advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis. Information and referrals, conferences, literature, phone support, teen and children support, booklets, newsletters and educational videos. Guidelines available for starting similar groups.

Write:

FAAN

11781 Lee Jackson Highway #160

Fairfax, VA 22033

Voice: 1-800-929-4040 or 703-691-3179 (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-5:00pm; Fri., 9am-1:30pm EST)

Fax: 703-690-6598

Website: http://www.foodallergy.org or http://www.faanteen.org (teens) or http://www.faankids.org (kids)

E-mail: faan@foodallergy.org

Verified: 2/12/2013

Kids with Food Allergies Foundation

Online. Offers support for families raising children with food allergies, practical food allergy management information, and more than 1,200 recipes searchable by allergens one needs to avoid.

Website: http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org

E-mail: info@kidswithfoodallergies.org

Verified: 1/10/2013

Kids with Food Allergies

National. Specializes in day-to-day support for families. Offers a wide range of practical food allergy educational tools, online support community, e-newsletter, recioes and allergy alerts.

Write:

Kids with Food Allergies

73 Old Dublin Pike, Suite 10, #163

Doylestown, PA 18901

Voice: 215-230-5394

Fax: 215-340-7674

Website: http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org

Verified: 2/14/2013

TerrificKidsWFA

Online. 701 members. Founded 2002. Support for parents, family and friends of children that have food allergies or food sensitivities. Share stories, recipes, advice and alerts of certain foods that might have hidden ingredients in them.

Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/terrifickidswfa

E-mail: TerrificKidsWFA-owner@yahoogroups.com

Verified: 2/7/2013

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