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More than 200,000 emergency visits are due to Food allergies each year. Up to 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies, affecting 1 in every 13 children under the age of 18 and bringing the economic cost of children's food allergies alone to an estimated USD 25 billion per year*.
The increasing volume of recalls due to raw ingredient allergens is alarming. Inconsistent use of allergen risk communication, such as the clear declaration of the presence of allergens on labels, contributes to consumer confusion on what is safe to eat and drink