Allergy UK sells cards that will explain a food intolerance or allergy to food and emergency workers in the languages of countries you visit (http://www.allergyuk.org/auk_transcards.aspx). Each credit-card size, laminated card provides an explanation in English on one side and in another language on the other side.
Cards warning of nut & peanut allergies
May be ordered in any of 27 languages – Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese.
Translations for other allergies
Cards are available in some of the 27 languages.
Translation cards for food intolerance sufferers
Are also available (http://www.allergyuk.org/auk_foodcards.aspx)
• These can be produced to cover most foods,
• And are offered in 6 languages – French, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Italian, and Greek.
• They may state which foods you need to avoid and, depending on which card you need, “explain that you may need to use a toilet urgently.”