When the Allergy or Diet Types features are enabled and setup students will be prevented from selecting meals that do not meet their allergy or dietary restrictions.
IMPORTANT STUDENT’S MUST HAVE THEIR ALLERGIES RECORDED IN THE ALLERGIES AND DIET NOTES.
NOTE If the Enable Allergy Requests function has been enabled for Parents to send allergy or dietary restrictions to the school, the School admin will not be able to edit the Allergies and Diet Notes tabs.
Allergy and Diet Type requests
When a parent has submitted an allergy request it will show as In Progress in the Req column to clearly identify allergy requests that have been made and are yet to be approved.
Go to Meals > Students > open the Classes  collapsible menu > select the Class  the student is in > click the In Progress  icon to open the allergy request.
In the Allergy request window you will see the Current Allergy and Diet Type status  and the Requested Allergy and Diet Type status .
Before approving the parent's request check the Parent Notes  and any Attachments  that will support the Allergy request.
To approve the request click the Approve  button, alternatively you can Reject  the request if required.
Allergy and Diet Type records
Use the following steps to update a Student's allergy details.
Go to Meals > Students > open the Classes  collapsible menu > select the Class  the student is in > select the Student  from the list to open the Edit Student window.
If the student has food allergies go to the Allergies tab , select the appropriate check boxes and click Save . If the allergen is not in the allergies list use the Other  check box, go to the Diet notes tab , enter the food’s the student is allergic to in the Text box  (i.e. Bananas) and click Save .
Go to the Student Allergies - Reports and Analysis document for advice on using the reporting and analysis features.