City children much more likely to have food allergies than those living in the country

City children far more likely to have food allergies than those living in the country | UPDATED: 10:12 GMT, 8 June 2012 Hidden danger: Youngsters from the city are more than twice as likely to be allergic to peanuts (posed by model) Children living in built-up cities are much more likely to have food allergies than those living in the country, according to a new study.