Has your child experienced severe episodes of vomiting after eating infant cereal and/or first foods; or drinking formula? Do you question whether or not a specific food or foods may be contributing to your infant’s worsening symptoms of periodic vomiting, chronic diarrhea, reflux and/or failure to thrive? These symptoms may indicate a need to speak with your child’s doctor about an FPIES evaluation.

Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (F-PIES) is a type of food allergy affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Classic symptoms of FPIES include profuse vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration. These symptoms can lead to severe lethargy, change in body temperature and blood pressure. Unlike typical food allergies, symptoms may not be immediate and do not show up on standard allergy tests. Furthermore, a negative allergy evaluation may delay the diagnosis and take the focus off the causative food. Nonetheless, FPIES can present with severe symptoms following ingestion of a food trigger. Learn More….

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 May 14, 2017: Looking for ways to raise FPIES awareness for Food Allergy Awareness Week 2017? Check out this year’s FAAW and FPIES page to learn more! Visit us on facebook for great ways to share awareness online AND for a chance to win some great kid-friendly giveaways!
May 5, 2017:  We love food journals! Inspired by her daughter and frustrated by the lack of food allergy journals specific to her journal needs, read about how Maria, a mom of a child with FPIES, designed her own food allergy journal. A Mom Inspired Food Allergy Journal, on our blog.  
May 1, 2017: We join with FARE in celebrating 20 years of Action, Education and Support. The FPIES Foundation celebrates our 6th year of bringing FPIES awareness to Food Allergy Awareness Week. Here are just some of the many resources we have available on our website. Download and share or print for your community awareness of FPIES for Food Allergy Awareness Week and all year long.
April 30, 2017: New Blog post, “5 Ways to Thank a Doctor“. Everyday, we acknowledge and appreciate the contributions of the many great practitioners that support our children and families affected by FPIES! 
April 29, 2017: Celebrate Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) with FARE May 14-20, 2017! “Created in 1998 by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, now FARE, Food Allergy Awareness Week is honored each May to shine a spotlight on the seriousness of food allergies. By increasing awareness, we can encourage respect, promote safety, and improve the quality of life for the 15 million Americans with food allergies.  See FARE’s website for more details on how you can get involved. 
April 13, 2017:We are happy to be partnering with NeedyMeds
April 12, 2017: Family raises awareness by sharing their story on Newsworks.
April 11, 2017Research update on the blog from Jeanelle Boyer, PhD on her research on FPIES and the microbiome! 
April 10, 2017: NEW survey on the FPIES patient registry. Log into (or create) your account today and complete the new Quality of Life (QOL) survey to help our community shine a light on the financial, social, developmental, and “day-to-day” impacts of an FPIES diagnosis!