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American Airlines will allow fliers with nut allergies to board early to wipe down their seating area

November 10, 2018 |

Passengers with nut allergies soon will be able to board American Airlines flights early to give them time to wipe down their seats and tray tables to get rid of nut crumbs or dust.

Food allergies have become a growing concern in the airline industry. In August. Southwest Airlines stopped serving…


L.A. Times – Business

Peanut allergies spur Southwest to switch its free onboard snacks

July 11, 2018 |

Southwest Airlines, the carrier that has for years used its free peanut snacks as a marketing gimmick, will stop serving nuts on flights starting Aug. 1.

The Dallas-based low-cost carrier cited concerns over passengers with peanut allergies as a key reason why its flight attendants will switch…


L.A. Times – Business

This Could Be a Breakthrough in Treating Peanut Allergies

February 21, 2018 |

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study, the AP reports. Doctors have been testing daily doses of peanut, contained in a capsule…
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