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Question:

The “Big 8” are important because:

A They are responsible for 90% of all allergic reactions
explanation

The “Big 8” are responsible for 90% of all allergic reactions.The “Big 8” are wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, finned fish, soy beans, milk, and eggs. As these foods are responsible for most allergic reactions, any processed food in the United States must declare them on the label. Peanuts and seafood are the most likely to cause anaphylaxis, require hospitalization, or result in death.