We all have cringe moments, like walking around with toilet paper stuck to your shoe, but talking to friends about your food allergy shouldn't be one of them!
We spoke to some young people who shared their 'cringe' moments with us
Nearly 30% of people who completed our recent survey live with a food allergy, and 44% of them wouldn’t always tell the person they’re buying food from in a restaurant or café that they have a food allergy.
Working in partnership with Young Scot and supported by Allergy UK, we want to highlight the importance for young people to make others aware of just how serious food allergies can be, and to check food labels and menus when they’re eating out to ensure the food they choose is safe.
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Most allergic reactions to food are mild, but some can be very serious. The only way people can deal with a food allergy is to avoid the foods that make them ill, so it's really important that if you have a food allergy that you speak up when you're eating out.
Read our tips and advice for eating out if you or someone you know has a food allergy.
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