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

We found like any move different pollen may effect you more. So that being said they have lots of trees, flowers and green space around Germany. Food allergies, plan on cross contamination. They do not seem to keep things separate. - Mar 2020


Basically the same as the US. Food allergens are listed, pollen is non-discriminatory. - Mar 2020


Birch trees are a bear and hard on Southerners, like me, who aren't used to them. - Feb 2020


No experience with this but there is certainly no lack of awareness of this in the general population. - Sep 2019


See above. - Apr 2019


Gluten-free restaurants are starting to appear (even pizza!) In general, German customer service is poor and they act annoyed if you ask questions about the food, but this might change. - Jan 2017


I have heard that Frankfurt in the spring is hard on those with allergies. - Feb 2016


Seasonal allergies seem to be worse here. Allergy medicine is available locally. - Dec 2015


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