Absurd Food Allergies

10 Absurd Food Allergies You’ve Never Heard Of

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One of the fun things about living in the 21st century is that people are allergic to everything. Food allergies are particularly prevalent these days, with milk, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish allergies rounding out the “Big Eight” offenders.

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While the consequences of food allergies are no laughing matter (being exposed to a food allergen can cause anything from a skin rash and vomiting to losing consciousness and even death), there are some more obscure food allergies that just beg to be joked about. (We’re laughing with you, not at you, fellow sufferers.) Here are the 10 absurd food allergies you’ve never heard of.

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