For many children, Halloween is a fun time to dress up and eat lots of sweets and treats. But for some children, it can be dangerous and even life threatening.

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Food allergies can be very dangerous for anyone who has them, and when is comes to trick-or-treating it can become even more scary. That's where teal pumpkins come in. People who put out teal pumpkins are letting trick-or-treaters know that they can come to their house and get other things then candy. Options might include small toys, bubbles, or other non-food items to ensure that they will be safe in trick-or-treating at their house.

If you're going to be handing out candy this year, you might want to consider doing a teal pumpkin so all children can enjoy a fun and safe Halloween.

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