It’s estimated that as many as 2.5 million Canadians may be affected by food allergies and these numbers are increasing, especially among children.
Allergic reactions happen when the body’s immune system reacts strongly to specific proteins in foods or other non-food triggers. The body mistakenly thinks that these proteins are foreign and harmful.
- Facts on Food Allergies
- Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
- Allergic Reactions
- Anaphylactic Reactions
- Using an EpiPen®
- Tips when Dealing with Children with Food Allergies
Last modified: February 19, 2020