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Social media is one of the best ways you can educate others and raise awareness of food allergies. We'll be adding more and more resources and tools as Food Allergy Awareness Week aproaches, so check back often!
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- 1 in 13 children has a food allergy. That’s two in every classroom!
- Every 3 min, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the ER – that's more than 200,000 visits per year.
- 8 foods account for 90% of all reactions: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish.
- Food allergies can begin at any age and affect children and adults of all races and ethnicity.
- There was a 50% increase in food allergy from 1997-2007. Learn more about research on new therapies.
- What would you do if you saw someone having a severe allergic reaction? Learn how to respond.
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