We wish to clarify Table 2, “Most Common (‘The Big Eight’) Causes of Food Allergy Worldwide,” that appeared on p. 73 of the IFT Scientific Status Summary, “Food Allergies and Other Food Sensitivities” (September, pp. 68–83). The eight foods or food groups (often referred to as the Big 8) that cause the vast majority of IgE-mediated food allergies are peanuts, cows’ milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish (shrimp, crab, lobster, etc.), tree nuts (almonds, walnuts, etc.), soybeans, and wheat. The n…Table 2 (corrected)—Most Common (“The Big Eight”) Causes of IgE-Mediated

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