Most of us grew up on it, serve it to our own family and wouldn't dream of letting our household supply run out. In fact, peanut butter consumption in Canada is at an all time high - so high that it's ranked in the top 10 of food items, behind sugar, flour, and eggs. No surprise here! This super spread helps little ones to leap tall steps in a single bound, fills a sandwich at the speed of light and, most importantly, pleases the pickiest eater.
For most, peanut butter is a nutritious snack. For an estimated 2 percent of the population, eating or coming in contact with peanuts can cause a severe allergic reaction. There is no known cure and the only prevention is strict avoidance.
For more information contact: Allergy and Asthma Information Association. Call (416) 783-8944.No Nuts for Me! by Aaron Zevy and Susan Tebbut (Tumbleweed Press) is a fun and friendly read that explains peanut allergies to kids and their classmates. Sold in major bookstores.
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