Here are five simple ways to avoid exposing your child to peanut allergens and prevent a potentially fatal allergic reaction.
How to take action:
Check all labels on supermarket items to see whether the product contains nuts, peanuts or "traces of nuts" – and avoid all of these products.
Make your own cakes and biscuits using a known and safe source of oil or fat, such as corn oil, sunflower oil or olive oil.
Take “safe” foods to parties for your child to snack on.
Teach your child to check all foods before eating anything away from home
Ensure your child’s teachers are fully informed of their nut allergy, the precautionary measures to be taken, and emergency procedures.
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