Pret to change labelling after girl's allergy death

Pret A Manger will provide full ingredient labelling on freshly made food after a 15-year-old girl died following an allergic reaction to a baguette.
Natasha Ednan-Laperouse died in 2016 after suffering a reaction to sesame seeds on a Pret baguette.The fact that the Pret baguette contained sesame was not declared on the packet.A coroner said the chain had failed to address the seriousness of food allergies, with the teenager's father Nadim Ednan-Laperouse accusing the company of a "complete dereliction of duty".
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Now, Pret has announced that full ingredient labelling will be introduced to all products that are freshly made in its shop kitchens.The firm says it will begin trialling the move from next month and plans to roll this out to all UK shops as quickly as possible.Pret chief executive Clive Schlee said: "I want to say again how deeply sorry we are for the loss of Natasha."I said we would learn from this tragedy and ensure meaningful changes happen.
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"I hope these measures set us on course to drive change in the industry so people with allergies are as protected and informed as possible."Nothing is more important to Pret right now."Natasha, from Fulham, southwest London, collapsed on board a flight in July 2016 after eating an artichoke, olive and tapenade baguette she had bought at a Pret outlet in Heathrow airport.
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