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  • Peanut Butter

    Peanut butter is one of America's favorite foods. Found in about 75% of American homes, peanut butter is considered by many to be a staple like bread and milk.

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    Peanuts have many uses. They can be used to fight malnutrition and aid in famine relief, and they can also provide, or be the basis for, any number of food products.


Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although most food allergies cause relatively mild and minor symptoms, some food allergies can cause severe reactions, and may even be life-threatening. As a result, more and more people are becoming aware of food allergy, making it a subject of increasing public concern.

This section provides information to increase understanding of food allergies and their possible causes, and provides links to even further information.

More Food Allergy Information

Food Allergy FAQs

Many people report they suffer from some form of food allergy. In reality, the actual percentage of true food allergic individuals is much lower than people perceive—perhaps 2% of the population.

Peanut Allergy White Paper

The focus of this white paper is to present the current science on peanut allergy, while placing it in the context of food allergy overall.

Food Allergy Resources

The U.S. Peanut Industry works closely with consumers and industry organizations to address peanut allergy concerns.

NPB Launches Resource

NPB has launched, a website dedicated to providing science-based information about peanut and food allergies, as well as links to resources about effective allergy management. It also includes stories from experts and food allergic families alike on topics ranging from proper diagnosis to why school bans don’t work.



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peanuts stalker wilsonAn APRES – AOCS joint publications, Peanuts-Genetics, Processing and Utilization, is a presentation of the latest innovations in crop breeding, processing and food manufacturing technologies, with tactics to help ensure global food security and high quality peanut products with a focus on market environments driven by consumer perception, legislation and governmental policy.


Peanut butter is delicious in cookies and on sandwiches, but its uses go beyond the kitchen. The tasty mixture of roasted nuts can do everything from removing grime to preserving garden tools. Discover the most unexpected uses for PB now!

The American Peanut Council is the only U.S. organization which represents all segments of the peanut industry, including Growers, Shellers, Manufacturers, Brokers, International companies, and more.

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