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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:47 pm 
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Thanks to AllergyMoms Facebook page for sharing this article:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/artic ... z1WrTmNIsI

'Shocking' levels of salt and fat in your favourite takeaway

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At 36 of the restaurants testers told staff that they had a nut allergy. All insisted their take-outs were nut-free.

But one in five turned out to contain nuts – almonds or peanuts – which could be potentially lethal to a sufferer.


The odd part about this article is that the newspaper is more concerned about the salt and fat content that could eventually cause health problems rather than the immediate risk of anaphylaxis.

There is no way that we would order take-out from a restaurant that has our allergens on the menu; let alone if I was not able to effectively communicate with the person taking the order if they did not speak English well - in this article, the restaurants were only Chinese or Indian take-away in the UK.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:16 pm 
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A top Norwich Indian restaurant must pay more than £6000 in fines and costs after a customer suffered a serious allergic reaction to milk contained in a takeaway meal and was rushed to hospital.


Looks like they are starting to take this seriously!
http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/news/top ... n_1_964138

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