Sunday, October 20, 2013

Food Allergy Facts

  • According to a study released in 2013 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food allergies increased approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011. There is no clear reason why this is happening, despite ongoing research.
  • A reaction to food can range from a mild response (such as an itchy mouth) to anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially deadly reaction.
  • It is possible to have an anaphylactic reaction without skin rashes or hives.

  • Get the full list of facts here.

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