Wallet card explaining Naomi’s food allergies.
There’s been a lot in the news and on television lately about allergies and food labeling. Having an allergy to milk myself and intolerances to several foods including wheat, gluten and soy, I have to be careful with what I eat and drink. Because of this I rarely eat out, and I often stick to the drinks I know I can have, but it’s very restrictive.
Often when I ask for allergy information in cafés and restaurants, staff either check for me or I’m given a book to check myself. Some of these books are easy to read, and others are mind-boggling to work out. I’ve often found that one time I can find something suitable to eat, but next time the