Five reasons to prioritize food allergy risk reduction

By Andrea Lobel Shainblum When Katrina Guy took the first bite of her meal at a popular Toronto restaurant, she immediately knew that something was very wrong. She’d told her server about her fish and shellfish allergies, and was reassured that her meal hadn’t been fried with her allergens, but despite that, her lips and […]

Quebec waiter arrested for serving fish to allergic customer

Press release Restaurant staff “Often inadequately trained to cope with life-threatening food allergies” says Dr. Andrea Shainblum of Allercom Allergy Consulting, Inc. CBC News, the Canadian Press and other national news outlets are reporting that police in Sherbrooke, Quebec have arrested a waiter at Le Tapageur Restaurant for allegedly serving salmon to an allergic customer in […]