WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

NFL’s Peterson To Address Food Allergy Conference

View Comments
Adrian Peterson Presser
Vikings Central
Shop for Vikings Gear
Buy Vikings Tickets

NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. High School Football Highlights: Aug. 29, 2014
  2. Good Questions: Minnesota State Fair Edition
  3. Mayor Calls For Review Of St. Paul Skyway Arrest
  4. How To Prep Your Yard For Fall
  5. Former Wis. Deputy Charged In Double Homicide

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Two-time pro football Most Valuable Player Adrian Peterson will talk about his food allergies at the first FARE National Food Allergy Conference, which will be held outside Chicago.

The Minnesota Vikings running back will address the conference sponsored by the Food Allergy Research and Education group Saturday in Rosemont.

The conference will provide information for families managing food allergies which are life-altering and potentially life-threatening.

The keynote address will be given Saturday afternoon by best-selling author Curtis Sittenfeld, who is a mother managing food allergies in her family.

FARE says 15 million Americans are living with food allergies and the number of children diagnosed with the issue has increased dramatically. Sessions for adults, teenagers and parents are scheduled.

The conference ends Sunday.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,818 other followers