Food Allergy

What is a food allergy? A food allergy is an immune system response to a food that the body mistakenly believes is harmful. Once the immune system decides that a particular food is harmful, it creates specific antibodies to it….

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Hop on over to UFAN’s 7th annual Food-Free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 15, 2017 Southwood Park (6150 S. 725 East, Murray) Check-in & Activities start at 9:30 a.m. Egg Hunt begins at 10 a.m. Enjoy an Allergy-free morning with…

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Our annual Food Allergy Conference is right around the corner! Register today

Register today for our annual Food Allergy Conference – coming up on Saturday, March 25, 2017

New NIH guidelines urge early introduction of ‘infant-safe’ peanut to prevent allergy

January 6, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New NIH guidelines urge early introduction of ‘infant-safe’ peanut to prevent allergy          The Utah Food Allergy Network (UFAN) in cooperation with Food Allergy Research & Education’s (FARE) Clinical Network site at Primary Children’s Hospital,…

SLCC School of Applied Technology Commercial Foods Certificate Program helps make Fundraiser a Success!

Thank you to the SLCC School of Applied Technology Commercial Foods Certificate Program for supporting our Fantastic Beast Movie Event to benefit CURED! Commercial Foods is a low cost, open entry, learn at your own pace certificate program that prepares students for employment…

University of Utah/Primary Children’s Hospital named “Center of Excellence” for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Clinical Network

Utah Food Allergy Network (UFAN) is elated to announce that the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital was named a new center in the FARE Food Allergy Clinical Network this week! UFAN advocated for the hospitals to be added to the…

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Primary Children’s Hospital Opens FED Clinic for Food Allergies & Eosinophilic GI Disoders

Primary Children’s Hospital Opens FED Clinic We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that the joint Allergy-GI-Nutrition clinic at PCH opens today, May 17th, 2016! It is called the FED Clinic (Food Allergies & Eosinophilic GI Disorders Clinic), though people will often…

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