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Did you know that 26 million adults and 5.6 million children in the United States have food allergies? Every year, hundreds of individuals suffer from food allergic reactions, including life-threatening anaphylactic shock due to ingesting ingredients that might harm their health. According to the FDA, the nine common food allergens include eggs, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, crustacean shellfish, wheat, soybeans, milk, and sesame seeds.



Did you know peanut allergy affects every 1 in 50 children in the United States? In fact, it is the third most common type of food allergy in adults, as only 20% of adults outgrow a peanut allergy over time. Peanut allergy occurs when your immune system overreacts to the proteins in the peanuts and starts producing antibodies to fight off the invader, having an adverse effect on your overall health. If not dealt with in time, the food allergy can lead to anaphylaxis, making it impossible for you to breathe. In this article, we will be teaching you all you need to know about peanut allergy and filing a food allergies lawsuit.



Did you know that Norovirus is the primary cause of gastroenteritis in more than 20 million people in the United States? Otherwise known as the winter vomiting bug, the Norovirus is also responsible for 570 to 800 deaths and 56,000 to 71,000 hospitalizations every year.

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Commonly known as food poisoning or food infection, foodborne illness is a result of ingesting contaminated water and food. Until now, the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified more than 250 different foodborne illnesses, accounting for 128,000 hospitalizations and 3000 fatalities every year. The majority of foodborne illness outbreaks are caused by biological contaminants like parasites, viruses, and bacteria.



Hepatitis A is a contagious infection that affects the liver and spreads through the consumption of contaminated food and water. Hep A Virus (HAV) can cause swelling and inflammation in the liver, resulting in a build-up of waste products in your tissues and bloodstream.

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