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Updated 22 September 2016

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It's wise to let the manager or chef know about your food allergy before you order in a restaurant. So, when dining out, do so defensively.

People with food allergies often carry a chef card – a printed note specifying all the ingredients you are allergic to, as well as a request that all dishes, utensils, and preparation surfaces be free from traces of that food.

Read more about preventing allergies.

 
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