What do people who suffer from environmental or food allergies need to know?

Be very careful with your food and come inside when the air pollution gets bad. - Aug 2018


Food allergies are not commonly known there. This would be a hard place to be unless the allergy is minor. - May 2018


The local populace is not aware of food allergies. - May 2016


Despite the steadily warm weather, there is a pollen season that can affect those with allergies. But the air pollution is a much bigger concern. It's easy to be vegetarian. Eggs are considered meat and aren't used widely in baking. Nuts are often blended into sauces. Anyone with a shellfish allergy will be fine if s/he eats vegetarian -- no surprises there. Food tends to be very oil-heavy. Fresh fruits and vegetables must be disinfected, and they are rarely served at restaurants. Most food is cooked. - May 2016


Avoid dusty places. - May 2015


Some people suffered from mold allergy. It is very humid in Chennai, so the entire city is filled with mold. - Mar 2015


A lot of people developed allergies here. - Oct 2014


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