Allergy Expert Warns Airlines Are ‘Risking Lives’

Airlines may be putting lives at risk by showing a lack of interest in catering for the needs of passengers with certain food allergies.

Dr Jane Lucas, a respiratory and allergy specialist at Southampton General Hospital, said flights were a particular danger to sufferers due to inconsistent information provided by companies and called on them to take responsibility for their customers.  She spoke out following a study, published in the journal Clinical and Translational Allergy, which looked at the experiences of 32 patients with nut or peanut allergy and how they cope with travel.

Click to read more about the study on allergy sufferer on airplanes or click to find out if you are suffering from allergies so you can learn what precautions are necessary both in the air and on the ground.

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