Food Allergy Research
and Resource Program

FARRP, founded by Steve Taylor, was established in 1995 as an industry-funded consortium and cooperative venture between the University of Nebraska and seven founding industry charter members. Today, FARRP has more than 105 member companies, 6 Faculty members, more than 25 staff members and several graduate students. Dr. Joe Baumert is the Director.

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 food and related industries 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.


• FARRP Analytical Laboratory A2LA/ISO accreditation

Student and Post-Doc Opportunities!

FARRP provides research training opportunities for:

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Postdoctoral Scientists (No openings available.)
  • Visiting Scientists
Learn More!

Important Holiday Closedown Information

FARRP will be closed on the following Holidays:
  • Thanksgiving -
    November 28-29, 2019
  • Christmas Break -
    December 23 - January 1, 2020

2019 Holiday Closedown List

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Updated 3 September, 2019