Food Allergy Bible for Restaurants

Topics: Environmental Health, Recipes, Wellness and Health

8 food allergens cause 90% of food allergy illness:

  • Dairy, Egg, Peanut, Tree nuts, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Soy

Best restaurant chains: P.F. Chang’s and Chipotle: (especially for celiac patients, and gluten free eaters) and Chipotle.

Best reference for restaurants: Ming Tsai’s Allergy Reference Bible for Restaurant Kitchens

Important food allergy facts:

3.3 million: number of Americans who are allergic to peanuts or tree nuts

1997–2002: time it took peanut allergies to double in children

6.9 million: number of Americans with seafood allergies

4: percentage of Americans who have food allergies

1/17: frequency of kids younger than 3 having food allergies

90: percentage of reactions the top eight allergens cause

Dr La Puma’s Allergen Free ChefMD Recipe: Chicken Vesuvio!