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If someone is allergic to something, simply taking it off their plate isn’t enough.
Even a tiny trace can be enough to cause an allergic reaction and food allergens cannot be removed by cooking, so it is important that they are managed carefully.
When you prepare food for someone with a food allergy you should:
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