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Congress Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Recognize Awareness Month

Kids With Food Allergies ·
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month! To recognize the importance of spreading awareness, the co-chairs of the Congressional Allergy and Asthma Caucus have introduced a bipartisan resolution to officially recognize May as Awareness...
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Congress Passes School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Updates: It's official! On Jan. 5, 2021, the president signed the School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act into law. Thank you to our community. Your efforts helped to get this bill signed into law, which will help thousands of students with asthma and allergies and their families nationwide. AAFA Celebrates Major Advocacy Win! Congress Passes School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act, H.R. 2468 Law gives greater protections and resources to students with...
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FASTER Act, Which Would Recognize Sesame as a Top Food Allergen, Moves One Step Closer to Becoming Law

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Update: The president has signed the FASTER ACT! On April 23, 2021, President Biden signed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2021, also called the FASTER Act (H.R.1202/S.578), into law. This bill expands the definition of major allergens to include sesame and requires analysis of food allergy research. This is a huge advocacy milestone for people with food allergies. Thank you for helping us advocate for this bill. On Dec. 9, 2020, the Senate passed the Food...
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Ask Congress to Support People With Food Allergies and Asthma

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Advocating for children with food allergies and asthma is a great way to spread awareness during National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month . We invite you to help us take action on Advocacy Action Day! When creating policies, Congress needs to consider what families managing food allergies and asthma need to live full, healthy lives. Around 5.6 million children and 26 million adults in the U.S. have food allergies. About 25 million people have asthma. And because these are related...
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