Do food bans protect students with allergies or limit healthy foods for others?

Nuts are banned at many schools. But schools across the country have also banned eggs, wheat and milk products because of students' allergies.
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Nuts are banned at many schools. But schools across the country have also banned eggs, wheat and milk products because of students' allergies. 

Dr. Doug Mack says these bans are not normally necessary or practical. He says the bans limit the healthy foods that kids without these allergies can eat. He says that schools can create a safe environment without banning foods. 

Saskatoon Morning asked its audience the following questions: Have schools gone too far? Should certain foods be banned from schools? What foods are banned from your kids' school? 


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