Mainly, the author stresses what I’ve always said: “There is no such thing as an allergy-safe restaurant, only ones that make an effort to be aware.”
You can read the full article here.
Keep in mind my must-haves when dining out with severe, life-threatening food allergies:
- A thorough understanding of your food allergy diagnosis
- An ability to clearly communicate that diagnosis to those around you
- Support from friends and family around your diagnosis.
- Your emergency medication on hand, as well as your anaphylaxis action plan just in case.
Always consult your personal board certified medical provider about what is safe for you and your food allergic needs.
Thank you The Los Angeles Times and reporter Emily Dwass for a well-done article about managing food allergies while dining out.