My food allergy colleague and the brains behind No Nut Traveler, Lianne Mandelbaum, has helped introduce a bill to place stock epinephrine on airlines and train airline personnel on the symptoms on anaphylaxis and how to administer autoinjectors.
This is a safety measure that just makes sense.
An in-flight food allergy reaction is frightening and can be deadly. It's a situation that our family has experienced first hand. My father-in-law DISCOVERED he was anaphylactic to shrimp (at age 40) on a transcontinental flight... read more