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Food allergies occur when the immune system identifies the proteins contained within food as foreign bodies and mounts an attack in the same way as it does when microbes and bacteria are detected.
Major campaign victory will create safer environments for children with food allergies

Major campaign victory will create safer environments for children with food allergies

Seafood is the most common food allergy in the U.S.

Seafood is the most common food allergy in the U.S.

Kiwi fruit appears to be a significant food allergen capable of causing severe reactions

Kiwi fruit appears to be a significant food allergen capable of causing severe reactions

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response  from fruit

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response from fruit

All Black urges allergy sufferers to play it safe

All Black urges allergy sufferers to play it safe

Most soaps and household cleaners will remove enough peanut allergen

Most soaps and household cleaners will remove enough peanut allergen

Discovery of  immune system malfunction that plays a profound role in food allergy

Discovery of immune system malfunction that plays a profound role in food allergy

More Americans allergic to seafood than any other food

More Americans allergic to seafood than any other food