Food Allergies: What You Need To Know

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  • 1. 
    Each year in the U.S., it is estimated that anaphylaxis to food results in :
    • A. 

      200 Deaths

    • B. 

      1000 Dealths

    • C. 

      150 Deaths

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The eight most common allergenic foods are Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustaceans shellfish, Tree nuts, Peanuts, Wheats and Soybeans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To help Americans avoid the health risks posed by food allergens, Congress passed the ________; that applies to all foods whose labeling is regulated by FDA, both domestic and imported.
    • A. 

      Allergy Protection Act of 2004(APA)

    • B. 

      Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALCPA)

    • C. 

      Proper Labeling Protection Act of 2004(PLP)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    There is no cure for food allergies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Persons found to have a food allergy should be taught to :
    • A. 

      Read labels

    • B. 

      Avoid the offending foods

    • C. 

      Recognize the early symptoms

    • D. 

      Initiate treatment immediately

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    If symptoms progress, repeat treatment until symptoms are 100% gone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to _____, after a person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic.
    • A. 

      10 hours

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 8. 
    Allergic reactions can include: hives, rash, itching sensation, swelling, coughing, cramps, vomiting, dizziness, difficulty breathing, loss of consciousness, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Severe lowering of blood pressure and shock is also known as "anaphylactic shock".  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    FALCPA’s labeling requirements do not apply to the potential or unintentional presence of major food allergens in foods resulting from "cross-contact" situations during manufacturing, e.g., because of shared equipment or processing lines. In the context of food allergens, "cross-contact" occurs when a residue or trace amount of an allergenic food becomes incorporated into another food not intended to contain it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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