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Food allergy sufferers in Japan can enjoy KFC with new low-allergen chicken meal set

By Ben K, grape Japan

For those who suffer from certain food allergies, dining out at fast food restaurants can be a challenge.

One chain in Japan is taking measures to provide options for such customers. Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan has a new chicken meal set specially designed to be low in the seven common food allergens (as defined by Japan's Food Sanitation Law, the JAS Law and Health Promotion Act), namely egg, dairy, wheat, buckwheat, peanut, shrimp and crab.

For the low price of 600 yen (tax included), you can get a set containing the following:

  • 1 piece of boneless chicken
  • 1 bread made with rice flour
  • 1 banana cake stick
  • 1 pack of Tropicana 100% orange juice

Look out for 「低アレルゲンチキンセット」 in Japanese at 143 participating KFCs in Japan.

The boneless chicken is breast meat from 100% Japanese herb-fed poultry, breaded with cornflour. The rice flour bread is made with rice from Yamagata Prefecture and has a soft and chewy texture. You can even make a sandwich out of the chicken and the bread or eat them separately, as you wish. The banana bread is made with banana puree and has a fluffy consistency which you'll surely enjoy.


"The Low-Allergen Chicken Set" is available at 143 KFCs in Japan and only to customers who are dining on premises.

For more information about KFC Japan, please visit their website here.

Source: PR Times

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If you have a genuine allergy, 'low' allergy food is still harmful. You need food where there is a guarantee it does not contain your allergen.

This is just a publicity stunt.

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My wife has to be very careful what she eats and suffers with terrible hives if she gets its wrong. The additives are usually what causes it with her. She reads all the labels before buying. Sorbic acid additive is a problem for her.

Natto is my only allergy.

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Everything in that picture is already unhealthy meals. Panko, Flour, Concentrated Juice.

Btw, people still go to KFC? Hello! Try different everyday.

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poultry, breaded with cornflour. 

And fried in same oil pot as the other stuff with wheat ?

If you have allergies pass all the places that don't cook from scratch in from of your eyes.

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