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Peanuts Cause More U.S. Deaths Than Captive Reptiles

By Erika N. Chen-Walsh

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According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, approximately 10 people die per year in the United States from peanut allergies.  And many schools continue to serve peanut butter and peanut products to children.

Captive reptiles cause fewer than one death per year in the United States.