Allergy members - how do you shop for food?

Can you talk me through how you go about food shopping for yourself or a member of your family that has a food allergy. Do you go to the local supermarket or specialist store? If a supermarket, do you buy from the health food aisle or regular aisles? Do you have to check every ingredient label or do products advertise themselves well enough? Do you have to buy specific foods? Is your food bill more expensive as a result? And finally does your household all eat the same meals, or does the person with the food allergy eat separate food?

Last reply: 10th Jun 2017 / 83 replies / Post by looklively



Posted by: kaz007
Posted on: 4th Jun 2014

kaz007 says: I don't have a allergy but I do have Crohns Disease so I need to avoid certain foods . I find I have to read labels on some items before making a purchase. Reading labels I find can be difficult at times as the writing is so small .
I only eat small meals but do need to buy larger sizes of foods I know I can eat which is annoying at times and makes shopping more expensive as some food can't be frozen .

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