Food allergies affect close to 4% of the general population, or approximately 11 million Americans. Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat account for 90% of all food-allergic reactions. There is no cure for food allergy; strict avoidance of the allergy-causing food is the key to preventing allergic reactions. According to “Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network”
With our flying schedules ramping back up, our passengers will forget to remind us of their food allergies and so we will need to refresh ourselves of some of the dangers of food we are serving on the airplane.
As always, please ask your perspective catering company about what in the products there are making.
Paula Kraft from Tastefully Yours Catering bring you the following series on Food Allergies. Article on pages 7, 10, and 16
Allergies Article by Paula Kraft Link to the Press Release in Corporate Flight Attendant Insider.