Food Allergy Awareness Week: We Need to Talk About Food-Allergic Adults

Nearly 26 million adults have food allergies — so why do we think of it as a kid’s disease?

32 million Americans have food allergies, the majority of whom are adults. Nearly 11% of US adults have food allergies. And yet, a lot of the conversation and representation of food allergies centers around kids. How do we create a safer school environment, where airborne allergens are banned and teachers/caretakers are trained to recognize an allergic…