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People can been allergic to spices

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology estimates 2- to 3-percent of the population has a spice allergy.

Experts say ingredient labels aren't required to list all spices.

They're also found in many cosmetics and perfumes.

One common spice allergen is cinnamon, one of the most prevalent spices this time of year.

-Study led by researchers at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and presented at the annual meeting of the ACAAI

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