NY officials propose new policy to increase allergy awareness in restaurants, food services

Lawmakers say the initiative assures customers that staff are ready to step in during an emergency and businesses are informed about the dangers of food allergens.

News 12 Staff

May 23, 2023, 4:22 PM

Updated 368 days ago

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Lawmakers are introducing new legislation to bring more awareness to food allergies in New York.
The new policy requires restaurants and food service establishments to display or post an allergy notice on their menus and in the establishment. The legislation also includes online delivery services.
Officials say the initiative assures customers that staff are ready to step in during an emergency and businesses are informed about the dangers of food allergens.


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