Food-allergic reactions cause 203,000 emergency room visits every year, or one every three minutes. Most of these are due to accidental exposure. (JACI, March 2011).
39% of children with food allergies have experienced a severe or life-threatening reaction.
$6 billion per year is spent on food allergy care in the US (according to the CDC).
During this food allergy awareness week, please share these facts with your audiences.