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A Growing Food Allergy Epidemic: One in 13 U.S. Children Has a Food Allergy

Food allergies are on the rise, but no one knows why. The percentage of children with a food allergy has increased by about 50% between 1997 and 2011. One in 13 U.S. children now has a food allergy. Around 15 million people in the United States have a food allergy. Find out why this is a big deal:

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Kids With Food Allergies
A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1235 South Clark Street Suite 305, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1-800-7-ASTHMA (1.800.727.8462)
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