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Pret allergy death: Parents call for compulsory policies in all schools

The parents of a teenage girl who died after suffering a reaction to a Pret a Manger baguette want compulsory allergy policies rolled out in all schools.

Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who was 15, collapsed after eating a baguette containing sesame seeds.

Her parents are trialling a scheme in a school where teachers are trained to deal with such incidents.

We're really calling for this to be taken seriously by the government - a gold standard straight across the country just for allergy care.

It's so important. The numbers are showing that more and more children are coming through with these really serious life-threatening allergies and if this doesn't happen there are going to be more fatalities.

– TANYA EDNAN-LAPEROUSE, Natasha's mother

The number of children, aged 10 or under, taken to hospital with anaphylaxis in London has trebled in the last five years.

Natasha, from Fulham, was travelling on a flight from London to Nice with her father and her best friend when she fell ill.

She had eaten a baguette bought from Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport. Despite having two EpiPen injections, the 15-year-old, who had a severe sesame allergy, died later at a hospital in Nice.