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Ballooning number of kids have food allergies

Researchers aren't sure why today's kids are more allergic

The U.S. government has found more children than ever are suffering from food allergies.

The Centres for Disease Control study found that 1 in 20 U.S. children have food allergies–a 50% increase from the late 1990s.

Why the drastic increase, which has also been reported in Canada?

"We don't really have the answer," Dr. Lara Akinbami, the senior author of the report, told CTV.

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