Food allergies affect 1 in 25 Americans
A study released at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology annual conference in March shows that food allergies are a much more pervasive health problem than once thought.

Conducted by the Food Allergy Initiative, Jaffe Family Foundation, and Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, the research found that about 11 million Americans—or roughly 1 in 25—are now believed to be affected by one or more food allergies.

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