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We Can Stop a Food Allergy Before It Starts!

Early introduction of infant-safe peanut foods reduces the chance of developing a peanut allergy by as much as 81%.1

The Evidence Is Clear.

Guidelines now recommend all infants be introduced to infant-safe peanut-containing foods as soon as they are developmentally ready, starting as soon as 4 to 6 months of age. Increasingly, research is also suggesting that early introduction of other top allergen foods may decrease the development of food allergy.2

We Can Stop a Food Allergy Before It Starts!

Early introduction of infant-safe peanut foods reduces the chance of developing a peanut allergy by as much as 81%.1

The Evidence Is Clear.

Guidelines now recommend all infants be introduced to infant-safe peanut-containing foods as soon as they are developmentally ready, starting as soon as 4 to 6 months of age. Increasingly, research is also suggesting that early introduction of other top allergen foods may decrease the development of food allergy.2

For Clinicians

Resources and Tools to Easily Add Early Allergen Introduction Into Your Practice

For Parents

Simple Tips and Expert Advise on How to Prevent Food Allergies in Your Baby

Feeding Tips

There are several ways you can safely introduce peanut-containing foods to your baby. Introducing these foods as early as 4 to 6 months of age can reduce the chance of your baby developing a peanut allergy.

Partners and Sponsors

This initiative is not possible without key alliance partners and sponsors. To become an Alliance Partner or initiative sponsor and Help Stop a Food Allergy Before It Starts, email prevention@foodallergy.org.

About

The Food Allergy Prevention Initiative is a project of FARE, Food Allergy Research and Education.

5.6 Million

5.6 million children have food allergies in the US. That’s roughly two children in every classroom.3

Peanut

Peanut is the most common food allergy in children in the US—and once a child develops peanut allergy, they usually have it for life.3,4

81%

Up to 81% of peanut allergies are preventable with early allergen introduction.5