Food Allergies Fall Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57564662/classifying-food-allergies-as-disabilities-could-make-restaurants-more-liable/

A settlement stemming from a lack of gluten-free foods available to students at a Massachusetts university could serve as a precedent for people with other allergies or conditions, including peanut sensitivities or diabetes. Institutions and businesses subject to the Americans With Disabilities Act could be open to lawsuits if they fail to honor requests for accommodations by people with food allergies.