peanut allergies

Many food allergies may develop in adulthood

Often seen as a condition that begins in childhood, 45 percent of people actually develop food allergies in adulthood.

4 percent of Americans suffer from food allergies

Most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threat.

Write your child’s anaphylaxis plan

Caregivers of severely allergic children should know what to do in an emergency—and always have an epinephrine auto-injector on hand.