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Case 78 - Airline passenger told boiled sweets were no longer provided on the grounds of health and safety

Issue

A passenger on a flight requested a boiled sweet from a member of the cabin crew because their ears were hurting. The cabin crew member stated that boiled sweets were no longer provided on the grounds of health and safety because children could choke on sweets.

Panel decision

This issue does not relate to health and safety legislation. The CAA have confirmed that there is no information issued by them preventing the provision of boiled sweets on flights.

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2012-10-12