Many children are allergic to peanuts.

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Child Food Allergies on the Rise
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that the number of children being treated for food allergies increased 18 percent between 1997 and 2007. This means that about 4 percent of children have food or digestive allergies.

The most common food allergies in children include peanuts, tree nuts, seafood, dairy products, wheat and eggs.

What to do if you child has food allergies