10.29.2012: Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota Holds Food Allergy Resource Fair “Allergies to common foods like peanuts, eggs, milk and shellfish are on the rise, leaving families and schools more confused than ever on what is safe to eat. Individuals with food allergies, their families, teachers and caregivers will benefit from a FREE Food Allergy Resource Fair Saturday, November 10, 9:00 am 12:00 pm, at the Hopkins Eisenhower Community Center at 1001 Highway 7 in Hopkins.”  Read more on FASGMN Press Release….The FPIES Foundation is honored to, once again, be participating in the 6th Annual Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota’s (FASGMN) Food Allergy Resource Fair.    Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota “Strengthening Families and Communities Affected by Food Allergies”.   If you live in Minnesota, or nearby, please join us on Saturday, Nov. 10th from 9am- 12pm in Hopkins, Minnesota at the FASGMN Food Allergy Resource Fair!

   09.05.2012: Together with The FPIES Foundation, raise awareness for our little one’s diagnosed with FPIES. Show your support for the Foundation! 
  08.31.2012:  Nutra Ingredient Change and Neocate Junior Labeling Change AlertNutricia North America has asked The FPIES Foundation to help make customers aware that they will soon see new packaging look for Neocate Junior and Neocate Nutra.Neocate Junior varieties will have NO change in can size, price, codes or ingredients.Neocate Junior remains the same product. There will be no changes to the Neocate Junior line of products other than the label.However, there will be an ingredient change (along with the labeling change) from corn starch to rice starch for Neocate Nutra.

  • Neocate Junior: Big and bold cup icon indicates for children 1 year and older. (download Neocate Jr PDF)
  • Neocate Nutra will have a big and bold bowl and spoon icon to indicates it is a food item for children 6 months and older. (Download Neocate Nutra PDF)
    • Neocate Nutra Ingredient Change:
      The corn starch will be replaced with a pregelatinized rice starch which is highly refined to remove any rice protein leaving purely the starch component. The change to hypoallergenic rice starch was necessitated by a limited supply of hypoallergenic corn starch.

Download and read the above PDFs for pictures of the new labels and further information.  If you or loved one’s caregivers  have any questions, please call the Customer Service Department toll-free at 1-800-NEOCATE, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 7:00 pm EST, or visit www.Neocate.com.

  08.27.2012: NON PROFIT TO SUPPORT PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH RARE DISEASE, RE-LAUNCHING WEBSITE FOR ANNIVERSARY,  CINCINNATI, OH, AUGUST 27, 2012:  The FPIES Foundation, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, is announcing the launch of their new interactive web site on Monday, August 27, 2012, to celebrate the organization’s one-year anniversary. The organization’s executive board identified a dire need for additional support resources and has significantly increased the amount of patient education tools on the new site to improve educational and practical resources for families and medical professionals alike. Among the new tools, families and professionals will find a doctor locator map and an expanded toolbox. In addition, viewers of the site can read the medical advisory board’s responses to a comprehensive question and answer section.“We provide a network of caring– the support you need to support your child” – Joy Meyer, founding member and Chair.   Read Full Press Release
  05.14.2012: The FPIES Foundation presents an awareness slideshow for FPIES (Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome) for Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) 2012. The video stars some adorable children who just happen to have FPIES.
  03.26.2012: The FPIES Foundation partnered with Nutricia to assist in announcement to healthcare professionals of the free Nutricia sponsored webinar on FPIES by Dr. Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, Associate Professor of Allergy and Immunology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  02.29.2012:  The FPIES Foundation was proud to partner with NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) to promote Rare Disease Day 2012 on February 29. During our week of promotion for this important event, we launched a new program called ‘Hugs for Heroes’ and encouraged supporters to participate in Rare Diseases Day initiatives:  “We are rare but strong together!”
 11.12.2011: The FPIES Foundation was invited by Food Allergy Support Group of MN (FASGMN) to attend their Annual Food Allergy fair in the fall 2011 and to offer a booth with information on FPIES to families affected by food allergies. The “About FPIES” Flyer was created by the Foundation for this event.   The FPIES Foundation has board members and volunteers living in Minnesota who volunteered their time to represent the Foundation and FPIES families at this event. CheeCha Puffs made a generous donation to distribute free samples of their allergen-friendly product.
  10.24. 2011: Founding member sponsored fundraiser was conducted for awareness of FPIES with donations benefiting the Foundation


  9.19.2011:  The FPIES Foundation is pleased to announce the release of our logo. Our logo symbolizes strength through a foundation of caring. It represents community and acceptance— inviting families to feel included under one roof.The house itself is such a meaningful symbol for our community.  Too many of us have experienced the feeling of being on the outside and looking in with this all-too-isolating diagnosis, craving a sense of home and belonging for our children and our families. We aspire to help families  feel welcomed, to know that they have a place where they can get help, support, and a sense of community, a place to come home
  8.31.2011: The FPIES Foundation launches!! Read our Press Release. For additional announcements, be sure to follow us on social media! 

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