TORONTO, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - May is Food Allergy Awareness Month, which calls attention to this potentially life-threatening condition. Approximately 2.5 million Canadians have food allergies, a recent Ipsos survey conducted for Enjoy Life Foods revealed that 40% of Canadians know someone with a life-threatening food allergy1.
In Canada, 6% of people suffer from a life-threatening food allergy. Among those who do, 73% are nervous that when they don't prepare food for themselves, it could contain something that could cause an allergic reaction2.
1 Ipsos (2016) "Four in Ten (40%) Canadians Know Someone with a Life-Threatening Food Allergy
SOURCE Enjoy Life Foods
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