Scare Away Allergy Fears on Halloween Make an Appointment Ask a Question Find a Doctor This information has been approved by Amy Lukowski, PsyD (September 2015). Want to use this on your website? Fill out the content usage request form and then copy this code: Summary: Scare Away Allergy Fears on Halloween Use hypoallergenic make up Avoid makeup on children with eczema Bring the epinephrine Offer food allergy safe treats at your house No eating until a parent inspects candy Don’t eat unlabeled food Read all labels Balance candy consumption Non-Food Treat Ideas for Children with Food Allergies Glow-in-the-dark necklaces & rings Fun sunglasses Hair bands, Barrettes Puzzle booklets Yo-yos Card games There’s an anaphylaxis reaction every 6 minutes 1/13 children have food allergies Peanuts are the most common food allergen 50.900 acres of pumpkins harvested 90 million pounds of chocolate bought Halloween week 50% rise in food allergies 1997-2011 More Information about Food Allergies What are food allergies? FAQs about food allergies Food allergies and school Holiday eating and food allergies Symptoms of food allergies Treatment for food allergies Anaphylaxis Epinephrine injections Avoid cross contamination in your kitchen You may use this infographic or our Scare Away Allergy Fears on Halloween (PDF) with permission by completing our content usage request form. If you like our health information, sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletter, Health-e-News.