Our directory is intended as a resource for people with peanut and nut allergies. It contains foods, helpful products, and much more.
- What is a Peanut Allergy
- Foods to Avoid
- The Allergic Reaction
- Recognizing and Treating Anaphylaxis
- Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
- Medical ID Bracelets
- Support Groups
Peanut Free and Nut Free
Other Food Allergies
I've done a lot of research, but I'm still new to this peanut allergy thing. How careful do I need to be around food that may not be peanut-free? Do I need to restrict my kids and my husband from bringing those foods into the house? Right now, I'm telling my family not to bring anything home with peanuts. However, I am letting my kids bring home cookies and treats that may have been "exposed" to peanuts. They have to keep those snacks in their rooms and wash their hands after touching them. (Which I'm sure they do faithfully-right!) I feel bad restricting my family, but crumbs may find their way into my food! Am I being overly cautious?
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