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Federal judge strikes down mom's injunction against Palm Beach Gardens over peanuts at ballpark

Posted at 6:24 AM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 06:43:22-04

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A federal judge on Tuesday declined to grant an injunction that would have stopped the city of Palm Beach Gardens from selling peanuts at its baseball complex.

Jenni Quasha sued the city last month claiming it is violating her 6-year-old son's rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Her son has a severe peanut allergy and is not able to play baseball because of the shells routinely left in the dugouts.

Quasha pushed the league to stop selling peanuts during her son’s T-ball games so he doesn’t have a reaction and can play with his friends. The case was struck down Tuesday by the U.S. Southern District of Florida.

According to Fare Food Allergy Research and Education, up to 32 million Americans, including one in 13 children, have a food allergy.

⬇️Read the judge's full ruling below:⬇️

Peanut Injuction Denied by Scott Sutton on Scribd