Airlines 'putting passengers with allergies at risk' over food options and crew training

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    Airlines have been accused of putting lives at risk by failing to cater for the needs of travellers with nut 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 a nut or peanut allergy and how they coped with travel.

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