Friday, January 25, 2019 08:04 AM

LIVING WITH A FOOD ALLERGY IS DIFFICULT ENOUGH WITHOUT RESTAURANTS ...

Living a life with food allergies can feel like youre walking through a minefield. It means having to call up restaurants in advance to see if its possible to eat there, and then feeling like a nuisance every time you have to grill a stumped waiter about how certain foods are prepared. It means developing a habit of meticulously reading through every single ingredient list, and becoming an expert at studying any allergen guide handed to you. And it means checking, double-checking, and then living with the fear that you havent checked enough and that any oversight can, in severe cases, cost you your life.

It is a burden people like myself have no choice but to carry, we simply have to learn how to cope. But its made even harder when people fail to give us relevant information. Take Leon for example, whose co-founder and chief executive John Vincent advised diners with severe allergies to think carefully before choosing to eat at the health-conscious joint. In a blogpost[1], he wrote: The idea that Leon could cause harm to one of our guests is horrifying. And ...

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