8 Percent Of U.S. Children Have Food Allergies

Saturday, Sep. 3rd 2011 6:40 AM

A large, national study of food allergies in the U.S. finds that more children have allergies, including severe allergies, than previously thought. The study, “The Prevalence, Severity and Distribution of Childhood Food Allergy in the United States,” published in the July 2011 issue of Pediatrics (published online June 20), found 8 percent of children under age 18 had a food allergy, or roughly 5.

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