Food Allergy 101
Section 504 and Written Management Plans
FARE recommends that parents of children with food allergy create, in collaboration with their school, a written food allergy management plan. One type of plan is called a 504 Plan, which is available under a federal civil rights law, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
A 504 Plan outlines how a school will address the individual needs of your child. Learn how to develop one with your school team.
Allergies and Anaphylaxis
Your school should have an appropriate Food Allergy Management and Prevention Plan in place to promote the health and well-being of children with food allergies.
School plans should establish priorities for reducing the risk of exposure to food allergens and establish practices for responding to food allergies.
This page has links to information, articles, caselaw, legal reference files, resources, and free publications relating to allergy, anaphylaxis and more.
Sign-up for Allergy Alerts
FARE provides alerts as a service to the food allergy community.
FARE’s Notices provide information about mislabeled or recalled food, and notifications of ingredient changes from responsible food companies.
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You can read the latest notices here.
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