Q. Proposed Peanut Ban on Airlines


On June 8, 2010, the US DOT announced that it is considering banning the serving of peanuts on commercial airlines, to provide greater access to air travel for the significant number of individuals with peanut allergies.

Comments on this notice were due by August 9, 2010 and late-filed comments will be considered to the extent practicable. To file your comment/suggestion on the record, please go to http://www.regulations.gov/search/Regs/home.html#searchResults?Ne=11+8+8053+8098+8074+8066+8084+1&Ntt=DOT-OST-2010-0140&Ntk=All&Ntx=mode+matchall&N=0

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (docket number DOT-OST-2010-0140) can be found at:

The DOT issued a clarification of the notice of proposed rule-making on June 22, 2010: http://www.regulations.gov/search/Regs/home.html#documentDetail?R=0900006480b082b6

  • Last Updated Dec 13, 2016
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