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A recent rise in the number of children with food allergies, media reports of desensitization treatments, people avoiding foods for lifestyle or diet fads, and a 2010 study finding that blood tests led to avoidance of foods that could actually be tolerated have all led to a widespread skepticism about food allergies.  But make no mistake, food allergies are real and life-threatening.


The Boston Globe interviewed Laurel Francoeur, a recent guest speaker for KFA's educational webinar series and co-founder of Greenlaurel Solutions, as well as other parents of children with food allergies in this compelling piece about how skeptics challenge the safety of children with food allergies.

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Skeptics add to food allergy burden for parents

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