I don't think my child should do without a food in their lunch because of another child's food allergy....not quite fair.
Our school doesn't say you "can't" pack nut things or foods that might cause an allergic reaction in another child. The child needs to be educated on their allergy, that is the parents job, not for everyone around them to have to do without. When we have classroom parties, we don't include things with nuts in them as a general rule since we are feeding the whole group, but individual lunches shouldn't count.
Our school has lunch tables for those kids with allergies, they sit away from other kids that might bring peanuts, etc....best plan I've seen yet!
- 9/24/2012 4:09:43 PM