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Kids with food allergies can seek out teal pumpkins this Halloween
Kids with food allergies can seek out teal pumpkins this Halloween

As you walk around the neighborhood for some Halloween fun this year, you might find yourself wondering why some of the pumpkins are teal. These pumpkins don’t come from a strange patch, but from a new national campaign called The Teal Pumpkin Project that's promoting food-allergy awareness this Halloween. Though it is often the time of year for kids’ blood sugar to collectively skyrocket, not all are able to enjoy the treats most people hand out. According to Food Allergy Research & Education Inc. (FARE), the campaign's sponsor, 1 in 13 kids in the United States has a food allergy that can be life threatening. Displaying a teal pumpkin indicates that a home is...

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