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Food Allergies: Which Allergens Are Recognized by Law?, HULIQ
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicates that more than 160 foods can cause allergic reactions in people with food allergies. However, only eight are identified by law. These eight are responsible for 90 percent of food allergic reactions, and …



Pa. senator wants to ready schools for food allergies, abc27
Smith pointed to a recent survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found about one in 20 children in the United States has food allergies, marking a 50 percent increase from the late 1990s. He said other estimates show more …



Food Allergy Bullying: It’s Not a Joke PSA (Full Version), YouTube
FARE’s “It’s Not a Joke” Campaign can help you learn more about food allergies and how you can prevent food allergy bullying. Watch our PSA below and visit http://www.foodallergy.org/its-not-a-joke to learn more about how you can help make a difference.


CDC See Big Jump in Rate of Food Allergy, Allergic Living
Interestingly, kids in families with income at or above the poverty level were found to have a greater prevalence of food and respiratory (but not skin) allergies. As family income grew, so did the likelihood of the children having a food allergy or …



Snacks and food allergies, Michigan State University Extension
According to the journal of Pediatrics, led by researchers at Northwestern University, eight percent of nearly six million children in the United States suffer from food allergies, this is nearly twice as many kids as previously thought. The top three …



Food allergy diagnosis: What parents should know
(CNN) — What do you tell a worried parent when their concerns are confirmed, that their child has been diagnosed with a food allergy? I’m in this position regularly as I work with families who are receiving this often unexpected news for the first time.



SoundBites: Melanie Schiraldi revamps her cooking style for son with allergies
Richmond Times Dispatch
Throw food allergies into the mix and it’s easy to see how everything you’ve ever known about food and cooking goes right out the window. But when life gave her lemons, Schiraldi asked for more, using them to make sweet blueberry muffins, creamy bean …




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