Anyone living with PA in Singapore, Bahrain, Korea, Japan?
Hi. I have a young son with PA and currently live in the U.S. There is a very strong possibility that I may have to move to either Singapore, Bahrain, Korea, or Japan for work in the next few months. Does anyone have experience living in these countries with PA? Specifically, I am wondering about food labeling at the grocery store (are common allergens listed on labels as well as food processed in the same facility)? Are ingredients listed in English? Do restaurant managers understand the seriousness of food allergies and cross contact? How are emergency services for treating anaphylaxis? Are Epi-pens commonly prescribed?
If we move, we will be living there for several years, and I will have to shop at the local grocery stores, use local doctors/hospitals, etc. I'm very concerned about keeping my son safe and would greatly appreciate any insight you can provide.