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What Are Food Allergies?

What Are Food Allergies?

A food allergy is when your body has a reaction to a certain food. This reaction is caused by your body's immune system, which is what protects you from diseases. You might have a minor reaction (for example, hives or itchy skin or lips). You could also have a more serious reaction (for example, your throat or tongue may swell, or you [...]

Food Allergy News

Food Allergy News

Food allergies are in the news again, and the conversation is getting heated. For starters, there was some national coverage around a Florida first-grader who’s so allergic to peanuts that her classmates need to follow special rules to keep her safe. The safety measures go beyond separate lunch tables and restriction of class-wide treats [...]