Try “App On Campus”

We understand that eating on campus can sometimes feel like taking a shot in the dark on whether or not you are eating allergy safe foods for your individual needs. Well worry no more when it comes to dining at the University of Arkansas campus. There is now an app...

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Allergy Aware Restaurants in NWA

In the month of November instead of having a meeting, the FASG decided to create a document listing restaurants people felt safe eating with their food allergies. It can be difficult to eat out when you have a food allergy, so knowing a handful of restaurants that can...

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Cooking Demonstration

Cooking Demonstration

Last week the Food Allergy Support Group had the opportunity to have Kristy Vasquez come and lead a cooking demonstration. She has been working with Chartwells for 15 years. Currently she is the Executive Chef and Director of Culinary Services with Chartwells at the...

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FARE Walk

FARE Walk

This past Saturday our group had the opportunity to volunteer at the FARE walk. The mission of FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) is to improve the life and health of individuals with food allergies, and to provide them hope through the promise of new...

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Razorbash Fun

Razorbash Fun

Fall Semester here we come! We had a blast speaking with so many students and faculty at this year's annual Razorbash. We are so excited to be moving along into the school year to begin meeting and supporting anyone struggling or wanting to learn more about food...

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People in the US with Food Allergies

What We’re All About

We understand it can be difficult to live as a student with dietary restrictions. The aim of the Food Allergy Support Group is to create a community of people sharing common struggles to help relieve the stress and isolation that can come with having a food allergy. We also will provide opportunities for students to learn nutrition skills to better manage their food allergies through the use of guest speakers.

FOOD ALLERGY STATISTICS

The prevalence of food allergies and associated anaphylaxis appears to be on the rise.
Every 3 minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room.