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5 things about food allergies in Australia

There is a good chance that a number of students in your school are affected by food allergies. According to the ABS, 17% of Australians now avoid particular foods due to an allergy or intolerance. That’s a whopping 7.3 million Australians!

Understanding the problem and knowing what to do is important, and could save someone’s life. So here are 5 things you need to know about food allergies in Australia.

1. Food allergy vs food intolerance