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Dan Schwartz quoted in the ABC News piece, "Woman Says She Was Denied Job Due to Peanut Allergy"

ABC News

August 13, 2014

Dan Schwartz has been quoted in an ABC News piece about a Massachusetts woman who is now without a job after she claims she lost a job offer due to her severe peanut allergy. He commented on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) could be applied to a case concerning a severe food allergy.

Dan was quoted as saying, "If an employee with a peanut allergy was looking to be hired to work in the warehouse of a peanut butter manufacturer, that may not be realistic." He following by stating, "A hospital may have some concerns as well. But allergies should be handled on a case by case basis. Just because an employee has a food allergy, doesn't mean that they can't be accommodated in some instances."

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