More Schools Ban Peanuts

1 decade 1 year 6 months ago Monday, September 17 2007 Sep 17, 2007 Monday, September 17, 2007 2:46:01 AM CDT September 17, 2007 in News
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O'FALLON (AP) - Some experts say the school cafeteria's peanut butter sandwich might become a rare meal. That's already the case at Rock Creek Elementary School in O'Fallon. School administrators are taking the unusual step of removing peanuts from student meals to protect a growing number of kids with food allergies. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports today that more schools in the St. Louis area are saying goodbye to peanuts. Some experts say it's a measure more schools will consider as the number of children in the United States with a peanut allergy continues to rise.

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