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    British tourist 'kicked off Turkish Airlines flight after informing staff he had nut allergy'

    Josh Silver was escorted off the Turkish Airlines flight.

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    Andy Wells

    Restaurant Blasted For ‘Crass’ Apology After Killing Customer With Nut Allergy

    An Indian restaurant has been labelled “crass” after apologising for killing a man with a nut allergy - before promoting their new menu. Mohammed Khalique Zaman, owner of the Indian Garden restaurant in Yorkshire, was jailed for six years for gross negligence manslaughter of Paul Wilson, who suffered a fatal nut allergy after eating a chicken tikka masala at the restaurant. Negligence: Mohammed Khalique Zaman was jailed for six years (SWNS) His son, Emraz, has since written to customers saying they “sincerely apologise to all our loyal customers for the recent heavy press surrounding the Easingwold branch and the somewhat disappointing decision for our founding father Mr Zaman.” The email then went on to promote the new dessert menu and praised their new pastry chef. Reaction: Paul Wilson suffered a fatal nut allergy (Rex) She added that it was “not so much an apology as an immediate tout for business”.

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    Anthony Pearce's Blog

    Restaurant Boss Jailed For Manslaughter After Allergic Customer Died From Nut Curry

    A jury found Mohammed Zaman, 52, of Huntington, guilty of manslaughter after a trial at Teesside Crown Court. The prosecution said the restaurant owner had a “cavalier attitude" and had “put profit before safety” by swapping almond powder in recipes for a cheaper groundnut mix. Mr Wilson, a bar manager, was found slumped in the toilet at his home in Helperby in January 2014 having died from a severe anaphylactic shock.

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    Anthony Pearce's Blog

    Hero Bus Driver Abandons Route To Save Life Of Boy With Nut Allergy

    After the teenager told Rossi that he needed to get home to Golders Green, the bus driver decided to take a short cut. Rossi said: “After I’d dropped him off, I just thought he’s OK and I carried on with my day, I was really oblivious to how important the issue was. After being describe as a hero, Rossi played down his role.

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    Kate Solomon

    British Airways Might Well Be Asking You Not To Eat Peanuts On Its Flights Soon

    British Airways is to start asking passengers sitting near those with nut allergies not to eat peanuts on board its flights.