Teal pumpkins have important purpose

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Halloween is about a week away and that means candy!

But, for some kids, a Snickers could mean a trip to the ER. One-in-thirteen children has a food allergy and there’s a growing movement to include them on Halloween.

The Teal Pumpkin Project lets people know you have non-food treats for kids. Allergists say, even if you don’t participate, everyone should be mindful.

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