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A large study suggests there are strategies that might reduce the odds of having a peanut- or nut-allergic reaction aboard an airplane.
Published: Dec. 9/10 Robert Palmer, WestJet’s manager of public relations, spoke with Allergic Living’s Gwen Smith this week about the details of his airline’s new forward-thinking food allergy policy. Allergic Living: I have to start by asking: Why did WestJet make these few policy changes that are quite groundbreaking in terms of food allergy accommodation? [...]
WestJet’s New Allergy Policy See also: Q&A with Robert Palmer, WestJet spokesman. • It is now posted on WestJet’s site that flight attendants will make one public address announcement about food allergies when a passenger self-identifies as being allergic to peanuts or nuts and requests that an announcement be made. An update in the Flight [...]
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No one should have to go through what my two kids and I have just gone through. We’re the people you may have heard about in the news. On February 15, we got tossed off a Mexicana Airlines flight simply because I’d asked that the attendants not serve peanuts. I’m at risk of anaphylaxis to [...]