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Rich folks fighting the horrors of food allergies

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 09, 2003

Rich folks fighting the horrors of food allergies. Rebecca Mead carefully takes the piss out of “even the most pampered New Yorkers”

Reader comments

Stefan jonesDec 09, 2003 at 12:35PM

I hoping neuresthenia makes a comeback among the overly endowed. Then they’ll just lie around listlessly, too drained of energy to demonize the noble peanut.

tj hookerDec 09, 2003 at 3:02PM

Reminds me why, although I admire the New Yorker, I often hate reading it. Good writing about nauseating people.

GPDec 09, 2003 at 4:16PM

Nauseating, yes, but it doesn’t diminish the importance of allergy awareness. Not everyone who suffers from potentially fatal peanut/nut/shellfish/bee/etc. allergies belongs to the upper class. To them, the peanut ain’t so noble.

greg.orgDec 09, 2003 at 5:48PM

Does anyone know how I can get into the business of making “very, very, very high-end window treatments?”

jkottkeDec 09, 2003 at 6:07PM

Might be something you have to marry into (like food allergies).

djsDec 10, 2003 at 1:47AM

However did humanity make this far without special protection for the allergic? What happened to people with special needs attending to them, and not asking everyone to give up what they can’t have?

KimberlyDec 10, 2003 at 3:49PM

Wait. This isn’t a joke then?

This thread is closed to new comments. Thanks to everyone who responded.