Raising Healthy Children: Shellfish Allergies
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Bennett, Kate, Karla P. Shelnutt, and Gail P. A. Kauwell. 2013. “Raising Healthy Children: Shellfish Allergies: FCS80033/FY1402, 11/2013”. EDIS 2013 (10). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fy1402-2013.


Learning that your child has a shellfish allergy can be scary. But having a plan and knowing how to treat and avoid a reaction to shellfish can ease this fear and keep your child safe. This publication explains shellfish allergies and provides information on the symptoms and how to respond if a reaction occurs. There are also tips to make it easier to manage your child’s shellfish allergy at home and away from home.This 4-page fact sheet was written by Kate Bennett, Karla P. Shelnutt, and Gail P. A. Kauwell, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, November 2013.

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