Long recognized for their allergy accommodations, Walt Disney World and Disneyland, just got even friendlier. In April, Disney began unveiling new allergy-friendly menus at some of its restaurants at its Orlando and Anaheim resorts and parks. These menus clearly state what everything from appetizers to mains and desserts are “free from” among most top allergens […]
The Canadian city of Hamilton moved one step closer to requiring epinephrine auto-injectors at its 1,900 food service outlets.
In the Fall 2010 issue of Allergic Living, we turned to three allergy advocates and moms to help navigate the world of the kid’s birthday party. Gina Clowes, a Certified Life Coach and founder of AllergyMoms.com; Beatrice Povolo the director of marketing and communications for Anaphylaxis Canada and Susan Clemens, the moderator of AllergicLiving.com’s Forum […]
A survey of food service workers found that their personal comfort level in managing customers’ food allergies far exceeds their knowledge. The New York survey found that about 90 per cent of managers, wait staff and chefs expressed varying degrees of “comfort” in providing a safe meal for customers with food allergies. Yet the findings, […]