FARRP

 

Food Allergy Research and Resource Program

FARRP was established in 1995 as a cooperative venture between the University of Nebraska and seven founding industry charter members.  Today, FARRP has more than 70 member companies, more than one dozen staff members and several graduate students.  FARRP has two primary missions:

Mission 1
Develop and provide the food industry with credible information, expert opinions, tools, and services relating to allergenic foods.

Mission 2
Develop and provide the agricultural biotechnology industry with credible information, expert opinions, tools, and services relating to novel foods and food ingredients including genetically modified products.

FARRP takes a comprehensive approach working with and collaborating with research institutions, governmental authorities, consumer groups, and scientific societies around the globe to share our experience and knowledge to improve the safety of food products for consumers with food allergies and sensitivities.

 

News Flash


 

Announcement

The FARRP Analytical Laboratory has received A2LA/ISO accreditation.

Click here for a pdf of the certificate.


Announcing

The 8th Workshop on Food Allergen Methodologies
May 5 - 8, 2014
Click here to learn more

   
Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in response to Section 112 of the FDS Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) issued the first guidelines for school management of food allergies. The CDC publication "Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs" can be downloaded at the following website: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/foodallergies (PDF 10MB, 108 pages) or free copies may be obtained by email cdcinfo@cdc.gov or by calling 1-800-232-4636 or TTY 1-888-232-6348. (Posted 11/4/13)
   
   

Updated 3 January, 2014

Student and Post-Doc Opportunities!

FARRP provides research training opportunities for:

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Postdoctoral Scientists
  • Visiting Scientists

Learn More!

Important Holiday Closedown Information

FARRP will be closed on the following Holidays:

  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 26, 2014
  • Independence Day - Friday, July 4, 2014
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 1, 2014
  • Thanksgiving Break -
    Thursday, November 27, 2014 and will reopen Monday, December 1, 2014
  • Christmas / New Year Break -
    Wednesday, December 24, 2013, and will reopen Monday, January 5, 2014
  • Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 19, 2015