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Jan 10, 2017

Any tips for someone with a sesame allergy?

Heya, I've got a sesame allergy, does anyone have some tips for visiting restaurants and grocery shopping? Want to go to Japan some time in the future, want to make sure I'm prepared c: Thank you

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  • SalarymanJim

    on Jan 10

    Maybe these phrases will help you in a restaurant: "私はゴマアレルギーを持っています." - watashi wa goma arerugi wo mottei imasu - I have a 'sesame' allergy. "この商品にゴマまたは、ゴマのペーストはつかわれていますか?" - kono shouhin ni goma mata wa goma no paste wa tsukawareteimasu ka? - Does this product use sesame or sesame paste? Apologies if you already knew the Japanese.

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  • Saitama

    on Jan 18

    Do you read Japanese? There are guides you can buy in Japanese for Tokyo that list restaurants that are safe for each type of allergen.

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