In an update to their Food Fraud Database to be published tomorrow, the US Pharmacopeial Convention warns that the amount of food fraud they discovered is up 60% this year over their first report in April 2012.
Based upon preliminary results of a well designed random telephone survey funded by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in 16 or 6% reported that they had had symptoms consistent with anaphylaxis at some point in their lives.
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