13 Dec: Coniglio’s ‘Peanut Bill’ Receives Final Legislative Approval

TRENTON – A measure sponsored by Senator Joseph Coniglio that would require restaurants to use caution when serving peanut products was approved today by the Senate.

“Peanut allergies affect over three million people, most of whom are children,” said Senator Coniglio, D-Bergen, whose four-year-old grandson was born with a peanut allergy. “This measure is absolutely necessary to help ensure that allergic patrons are able to enjoy eating in restaurants, without living in fear of unknowingly being exposed to peanut products.”

26 Jan: Coniglio’s Peanut Bill Becomes Law

TRENTON – A measure sponsored by Senator Joseph Coniglio to require restaurants to educate their employees about the danger of nut allergies was signed into law today.

“Nut allergies are serious, in fact, more than three million people suffer from them,” said Senator Coniglio, D-Bergen. ” The majority of nut allergy sufferers are children, including my grandson Devin. I sponsored this legislation to protect him and other children like him, so that they can go out to eat without the fear of sickness and possible death from exposure to nut products.”