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Facts and Statistics

Key information to help better understand food allergies and anaphylaxis.

FARE works on behalf of the millions of Americans who have food allergy, including those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. This page includes important facts and statistics that can help you better understand food allergies and anaphylaxis.

An expanded facts and statistics document, including citations, can be downloaded here.

Each year in the U.S., 200,000 people require emergency medical care for allergic reactions to food.

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Facts & Statistics

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