• FOOD ALLERGIES AFFECT NEARLY 250 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE

    And that number continue to rise each year. At Food Facts, we believe that navigating food labels and ingredients can be confusing…especially when you are suffering from a food allergy. We are the first nutritional food database on the web that breaks down ingredients and relates them to specific food allergens so food allergy sufferers can see which foods to avoid.

    Peanuts
    131,202 products
    3,512 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    peanuts allergen.
    Corn
    187,699 products
    7,860 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    corn allergen.
    Animal-Derived
    170,993 products
    12,080 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    animal-derived allergen.
    Fish
    126,276 products
    3,842 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    fish allergen.
    MSG
    169,375 products
    4,935 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    MSG allergen.
    Tree Nuts
    136,352 products
    4,144 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    tree nuts allergen.
    Soy
    159,898 products
    5,508 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    soy allergen.
    Egg
    130,296 products
    3,530 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    egg allergen.
    Dairy
    163,251 products
    7,339 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    dairy allergen.
    Sulfites
    32,642 products
    1,145 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    sulfites allergen.
    Wheat
    163,879 products
    6,426 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    wheat allergen.
    Night Shades
    151,933 products
    6,582 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    night shades allergen.
    Gluten
    163,508 products
    7,852 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    gluten allergen.
    Flavorings
    125,590 products
    3,241 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    flavorings.
    Shell Fish
    123,000 products
    3,478 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    shell fish allergen.
    Trans Fats
    32,502 products and
    327 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    trans fats.
    Added Sugars
    154,963 products
    2,338 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    added sugars.
    Controversial
    159,331 products
    5,934 ingredients
    in our database
    are attached to
    controversial ingredients.
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