Food Allergies and Sensitivities

Peanuts Understanding Food Allergy (PDF | 67 KB)

International Food Information Council Foundation.


Food Allergy - An Overview (PDF | 1.8 MB)

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Detailed information about food allergies and intolerances. Discusses diagnosis, how allergens work, and treatment.


Food Allergies: What You Need to Know

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Learn about the most common food allergens, symptoms, and what to do, as well as how FDA has improved food labeling for allergens.


Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.


Find an Allergist/Immunologist

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).


Information for Consumers: Food Allergen Labeling And Consumer Protection Act of 2004 - Questions and Answers

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Explains the law which requires foods to state when they contain certain major food allergens.


Lactose Intolerance

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

This thorough explanation of lactose intolerance is also available in PDF |193 KB.


Special Diets for Food Allergies

The Cleveland Clinic Health Information Center.


Fish Allergy

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN).


Shellfish Allergy

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN).