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

I take a daily allergy medicine and have never had problems. I don't have food allergies, but I would be careful eating out, because Mozambicans are not going to understand people not being able to eat certain foods, or if they do there is no guarantee food you order will be free of those foods. - Feb 2020

Something here triggers people that haven't had issues before. - Feb 2019

Food allergies are not something people are educated about here for the most part. You will have to monitor this yourself, likely making sure you know exactly what goes into every dish by reading labels. If my child had a food allergy, it would be challenging. Peanuts are everywhere, for example. - Feb 2017

People are generally unfamiliar with allergies. - Jan 2017

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