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Severe allergies: preparing for back to school

Food allergies occur in 1 in 20 children. Nine foods cause 90% of food-related allergic reactions – cow's milk, egg, peanuts, tree nuts, sesame seeds, soy, fish, shellfish and wheat.

Although it's natural to worry about your child's serious allergy when they go back to school, good preparation can help to put your mind at ease.

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