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Ferndale, MI: Schools restrict food items; allergy problems cited

Aug 19, 2017, Oakland County (MI) Times: Ferndale School District Announces Food Restrictions http://oaklandcounty115.com/2017/08/19/ferndale-school-district-announces-food-restrictions/ (Dania H. Bazzi, PhD, Superintendent Ferndale Schools) For the 2017-2018 school year the Ferndale Early Childhood Center, Ferndale Lower Elementary School, and Ferndale Upper Elementary School will be peanut, tree nut, and sesame restricted. Safety is the top priority of our school family. This year we have had several students identified as having life threatening allergies that can be triggered by airborne, touch, contact, and/or consumption of various food items. Due to the seriousness and severity of these allergies we have had to restrict the types of food brought into the FECC, FLEL, and FUEL for the coming school year. …