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FARE Takes Complaint Against Airline for Food Allergy “Discrimination” to Next Level

American Airlines’ policy refuses to allow those with food allergies to pre-board for wiping.

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Why One Family Is Taking on American Airlines and Its Food Allergy Policy

DOT complaint targets denial of preboarding as breach of Air Carrier Access Act.

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Airlines and Allergy: FAA Bill Seen as Progress, if Short of Goals

Advocacy groups still hope to enhance on-board provisions for passengers managing food allergies.

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Peanut Dust Lingers on Airplane Tray Tables, Some Restaurant Surfaces

Exposure comes from touching surfaces and then accidentally ingesting peanut, researchers say.

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WestJet Halts Carrying Auto-Injectors on Flights

The Canadian airline WestJet has announced it is not carrying epinephrine auto-injectors in its medical kits

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Meet The Lawyers, Allergy Moms and Heroes Behind: The Allergy Law Project

The Allergy Law Project (ALP) was founded in late 2014 by three women: each of them is a lawyer, allergy mom and food-allergy advocate. ALP is a website resource that strives to demystify issues around food allergies and the law – using reliable and current information. The project is the brainchild of Massachusetts lawyer Laurel Francoeur, […]

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Meet FARE’s Champion of Stock Epinephrine Laws

She has a master’s degree and more than 20 years’ experience in public policy and philanthropy – but behind the professional demeanor, Jennifer Jobrack also knows the worrisome realities of life as a food allergy mom. Jobrack first became involved in food allergy advocacy when she joined the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) in 2010 as […]

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United Airlines Quietly Changes Its Peanut Policy

Crew “may” now ask passengers nearby not to open or eat peanut products.

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