Study shows nut allergy incidents spike on Halloween

Even though the pandemic has put a hold on trick-or-treating and parties this year, that doesn’t mean you have to give up candy on Halloween. That said, there are some precautions to take—one of which might be one you haven’t thought much about before.

Nut allergies might already be a concern for your family, but if not, you might worry about someone in your family learning they have a nut allergy after eating holiday treats.

The fear isn’t necessarily unfounded: According to a recent McGill University study, incidents of anaphylaxis from tree nut and peanut allergies spike during the holidays—especially on Halloween.

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