Food allergy facts

Discover the basic facts about of food allergy and access the scientific research which underpins this knowledge.

Foods that we commonly eat can cause allergic reactions, for example, cows’ milk, shrimps, peanuts, fruits or vegetables. However, not every reaction to food is an allergic reaction.

Here you can learn more about the differences between food allergic reactions and other reactions to food. Find out more about the extent of the problem, possible causes, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of food allergy.

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