Dining Out? What You Need to Do if You Have Food Allergies

Share: According to the US Food and Drug Administration, about two percent of adults and five percent of children in America suffer from food allergies. Of this number, about 30,000 undergo emergency room treatments and about 150 individuals die due to allergic reactions. Some of the leading causes of food allergies are milk, eggs, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, and soybeans. Unfortunately, a cure for allergies has yet to be developed, and if you are allergic to certain types of food, avoiding these is your only option. What causes food allergies? Allergic reactions to food happen because your body’s...

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