If I kiss a boy who’s eaten nuts, I could die.
New research suggests that race and ancestry may play an important role in food allergies.
According to the most recent surveys, the incidence of food allergies continues to climb, with anywhere from 1% to 10% of Americans unable to safely consume common foods such as milk, eggs or nuts. But how reliable are these figures?
About six percent of children under three suffers from a food allergy, and close to 2% are allergic to peanuts.