About 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and 3 percent of those are allergies to food.
The Chicago Public Schools plan to begin keeping medication on hand to treat allergic reactions that could prove deadly to students.
A new study by researchers in Chicago finds food allergies in children are much more common than previously believed.
The family of a Chicago Public Schools student, who died last year after suffering an allergic reaction to peanuts at her school, has sued the Chinese restaurant that supplied the food.
Some parents are working to limit Chicago’s new Breakfast in the Classroom program based on concerns that it will distract from learning and put allergic children at risk.