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It may be difficult to avoid accidentally eating food allergens, especially in new places and with groups. The following suggestions may help to reduce exposure to food allergens
In the home:
Outside the home:
Depending on the severity and circumstances of the allergy, special measures may be implemented in the classroom.
Information and guidelines for schools and parents on nut allergies in the classroom
For more information on severe food allergies in children visit HealthLink BC.
See AlsoFood AllergiesAllergic Reactions and AnaphylaxisEmergency Guide for AnaphylaxisInsect Sting Allergy