Safe Food Skills for Allergy

  • Ask about ingredients of unfamiliar food
  • Declare allergy in restaurants, cafés, when ordering take away food (preferably to real person rather than app/website)
  • Inform family and friends about allergy
  • Don’t accept food if unclear what the ingredients are
  • Read ingredients labels #EveryLabelEveryTime
  • Consider the risk of items with “may contain” warnings
  • Appreciate risk of contamination of surfaces/utensils/hands
  • Carry allergy medicines and plan when out of home/school

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