The American college of allergy, asthma and immunology estimates 2- to 3-percent of the population has a spice allergy.
although rare -- a spice allergy can impact sufferers in major ways. 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.
allergic reactions can be caused from breathing, eating, or touching spices.