Food Allergens 101 for Food Processors

​A f​ood allergy is a serious medical condition affecting 32 million peo​ple in the U.S., including 1 in 13 children. To prevent allergic reactions, individuals with food allergies rely on accurate ingredient information and safe food handling procedures. The material in this section is designed to help provide food industry professionals with the information necessary to help keep individuals with food allergies safe.​