Global FPIES Day 2014!

The FPIES Foundation invites everyone to participate in the first official celebration year of Global FPIES Day on October 14th! FPIES (Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome) is a rare type of food allergy and the need for awareness, education and support around the globe is great.  Newest MAB member, from Spain, Sergio […]

Outreach and Impact: Global FPIES Day

This year as we celebrate Global FPIES Day, a time for our global community of families, practitioners, researchers and patient advocates to come together in the name of taking big steps for FPIES awareness, we are reminded that we are a community of allies. Every individual in our community– from […]

What is a Rare Disease?

“In the U.S., a rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 people. There are nearly 7,000 rare diseases affecting nearly 30 million Americans. In other words, as many as one in ten Americans are suffering from a rare disease.”  from: Rare Disease Day 2012   How are Families Affected […]

Learn About the Day FPIES: Rare But Real Join us each February 28/29th as we mark Rare Disease Day, in solidarity with countless other organizations supporting individuals living with rare conditions!  Started in 2008 by EURORDIS and its Council of National Alliances, this important day is a great time to […]

News & Events 2016

News & Events 2016    Dec. 31, 2016: Powerful voices! This story submitted by an FPIES family to The Mighty is one of their most-shared stories of the year!    Nov. 28, 2016: The FPIES Foundation has been granted renewal of our HON (Health on the Net) certification. Medical Information you […]

News & Events 2011-2012

2011-2012: News and Events         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 […]

News & Events 2015

2015: News and Events   Dec. 15, 2015: The ‪FPIES‬ Foundation is proud to announce a research grant for FPIES mom and Professor of Health Science Dr. Jeanelle Boyer. Dr Boyer will research the role microbiomes may play in the gut of an FPIES infant. Read more from Keene State College, “Professor […]