Posted by Willy Franzen on December 29, 2013. Jobs updated daily.
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I used to be an extremely picky eater, but I’ve grown as a person and become a… somewhat picky eater. There are a number of foods that I find completely unpalatable (mayo, eggs, nuts, and most cheeses are the big ones). While the smell of eggs makes me physically ill, it’s not an allergy. I understand that nothing too terrible is going to happen to me if I eat these foods–I’ll just have a terrible taste in my mouth. Unfortunately, it seems more and more people can suffer severe consequences from eating certain things. The Food Allergy Research & Education is a McLean, VA based non-profit that “works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis.”
Today one in thirteen children suffers from a food allergy (and 15 million Americans overall). That’s a huge responsibility for parents, teachers, and kids. Food Allergy Research & Education is working tirelessly to help all parties involved. They want “to ensure the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure.” They do this by:
- Providing evidence-based education and resources,
- Undertaking advocacy at all levels of government,
- Increasing awareness of food allergies as a serious public health issue, and
- Investing in world-class research that advances treatment and understanding of the disease.
If that sounds like the kind of stuff that you’d like to work on, take a look at Food Allergy Research & Education’s jobs on Idealist. Right now they’re looking for an Event Coordinator.
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