Food allergies affect
the struggle is real
A Growing Epidemic
Food allergies are a rapidly growing epidemic with no cure in sight. Even trace amounts of a food allergen can be fatal.
42% of families reported their child having a severe allergic reaction to their food allergen.
Less than half of parents reported having a prescription for an epinephrine auto-injector for their child.
Adults ages 30-39 have higher food allergy rates than younger adults.
$25BAnnual economic cost of childhood food allergies.
3Every three minutes a food allergy sends someone to the ER.
40%Adults that reported at least one food allergy-related ER visit in their lifetime.
Source: Childhood Food Allergy Prevalence in the U.S., Dr. Ruchi Gupta, Pediatrics, December 2018 & Adult Food Allergy Prevalence in the U.S., Dr. Ruchi Gupta, JAMA, January 2019