Hot off the Press!

imagesALO1G4FV“We’re getting a lot more questions about how to handle food allergies…this is a concern especially for smaller restaurants and chains and definitely presents an opportunity to work with a dietitian” National Restaurant Association (NRA)

  • The NRA also issued a statement saying it strongly believes in the importance of providing nutrition information to consumers.  With the new FDA regulation, the industry group says, diners around the country- from Portland, Ore., to Portland, Maine-“will have a new tool to help them make choices that are right for them.”


Restaurant avoidance is a major reason for reduction in quality of life for families with a food allergic child.  Patrons who dine out must have complete trust in a restaurants ability to handle food allergies.  (Cohen et al 2004)