I-FPIES is grateful to the policymakers, legislators and advocates who have continued to fight on behalf of all patients and families affected by food allergies. As a condition, FPIES is still in the early stages of advocacy, but great strides have already been made to develop safety protocols and policies for those impacted.

Below is a list of the current guidelines, laws and regulations that offer protection and support to those living with FPIES:

Diagnosis and Management Guidelines

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of FPIES: ADD LINK

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States: http://www.aaaai.org/Aaaai/media/MediaLibrary/PDF%20Documents/Practice%20and%20Parameters/Food-allergy-guidelines-Dec-2010.pdf

For Families
American Disabilities Act: http://www.ada.gov/

Family Medical Leave Act:  http://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/

Guide to Disability Rights Law: http://www.ada.gov/cguide.htm

Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973: http://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/sec504.htm

Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/foodallergies/pdf/13_243135_A_Food_Allergy_Web_508.pdf

Questions and Answers on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 for Students with Disabilities Attending Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-504faq-201109.html