Food allergies in kids are on the rise, as it continues a trend seen for decades. According to the CDC, more than 8% of American children suffer from a food allergy, and peanut allergies have nearly tripled in recent years.
But, these allergies come at a huge cost. It’s estimated families across the country combined will spend more than 25 billion dollars a year to keep their kids safe, and that will only get higher with the cost of inflation.
For Alta, living in the Capital Region, life at home with two dogs, a toddler, and a baby is hard enough. But raising a child with severe food allergies is just another mom milestone she has had to tackle.
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