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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    I have a friend that is allergic to nuts that are grown on trees (pecan, macadamia, chestnut, almond, hazlenut, pine) but are not allergic to nuts that are grown underground (peanut). Its very weird.



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    Curious where people fall on this one. Certainly, a business should not be expected to cave to every need of their customers, but where's the line?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/tr...ews-board.html
    where were all the kids with peanut allergies 50 years ago when I was a young?? I don't get it.



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by cyinne View Post
    I have a friend that is allergic to nuts that are grown on trees (pecan, macadamia, chestnut, almond, hazlenut, pine) but are not allergic to nuts that are grown underground (peanut). Its very weird.
    I'd love to see the look on people's faces when he has to disclose that allergy to people:

    "Sir, do you have any known allergies"
    "Yes, tree-nuts"



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

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    This thread has made me feel bad about my wife and I's approach to our 1 year old's diet-- "You think he can eat that yet? I bet he can. Put it in front of him and lets see how this goes."
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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by cyinne View Post
    I have a friend that is allergic to nuts that are grown on trees (pecan, macadamia, chestnut, almond, hazlenut, pine) but are not allergic to nuts that are grown underground (peanut). Its very weird.
    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    I'd love to see the look on people's faces when he has to disclose that allergy to people:

    "Sir, do you have any known allergies"
    "Yes, tree-nuts"

    It's not all that uncommon, my niece is the same way. "peanuts" aren't actually even technically nuts.



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Are the parents saying that a four year old never had a peanut until that flight?
    Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think you get a reaction until the 2nd time you are exposed.



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    It's not all that uncommon, my niece is the same way. "peanuts" aren't actually even technically nuts.
    Exactly, they're a legume!



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    I didn't know macadamia nuts grew on trees. I learned something today.



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    Exactly, they're a legume!

    I wonder how often peanut allergy peeps are also allergic to soy?



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    What about gluten intolerant folks? Or people who are allergic to latex? Or wool? Or cotton? Or metals? Or



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by NickTheGreat View Post
    What about gluten intolerant folks? Or people who are allergic to latex? Or wool? Or cotton? Or metals? Or
    Does anybody die of a gluten allergy? I know people die from latex allergies, but it's a far smaller number than peanut allergies.



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    I'd love to see the look on people's faces when he has to disclose that allergy to people:

    "Sir, do you have any known allergies"
    "Yes, tree-nuts"
    I'm sorry did you say you're allergic to deez nuts?



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think you get a reaction until the 2nd time you are exposed.
    Not necessarily true. You can have a more mild reaction the first exposure like hives, and subsequent exposures can get worse.

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I wonder how often peanut allergy peeps are also allergic to soy?
    Again, not sure of statistics on percentage but many times it goes hand-in-hand. I've also heard that people with peanut allergies sometimes have issues with black beans or other legumes.

    We have one peanut allergy in our family, and my niece was severely allergic to peanuts. In her case she went to a restaurant when she was little and happened to touch a high chair tray that hadn't been wiped off well (child before must've had something with peanut butter) and she had a strong reaction to the oil residue.

    Our third daughter had a reaction to peanut butter Cheerios. Her reaction was just hives, but she did test positive so we haven't tried any peanuts since. The current recommendation is to expose children to peanut butter around 9-12 mo. With all of our kids I ate a ton of peanut butter while pregnant and breast feeding and only one of 4 has a peanut allergy. Because of our family history, when we had our fourth child the Ped wanted us to introduce her to peanuts sooner than later.



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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I'm sorry did you say you're allergic to deez nuts?
    I think they already found a cure for that:




    Last edited by GTO; 08-20-2014 at 12:56 PM.

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    Re: United Airlines - "Not a nut free airline"

    Quote Originally Posted by GTO View Post
    Or eating at Texas Roadhouse...
    Not eating at Texas Roadhouse is just good advice in general.



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