Nut allergy affects go beyond the allergic

From US’ Sparta Independent: “America’s favorite kid food can spell death for some…Next to baseball, hot dogs and apple pie, nothing’s more ‘American’ than a good old peanut butter and jelly sandwich. But not for Brendan Brennan. If the four-year-old Vernon boy were to take a bite of a PB and J sandwich or eat a peanut, he could die of anaphylactic shock.
According to Peanut Aware, a national group dedicated to providing a resource for peanut allergy sufferers, approximately 6 million children in North America alone have a nut allergy.” Read more here.

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