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Young Boy Tragically Dies After School Employee Fed Him A Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Thomas and Dina Silvera of New York City are mourning the death of their three-year-old son after a daycare employee reportedly fed him a grilled cheese sandwich. 

Elijah Silvera had a severe dairy allergy, which his parents say Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services in Manhattan knew about.  Food allergies are no joke and it can have dire consequences to schools that don't take them seriously enough. Sometimes just the contact with dairy can have severe effects on a child who can't tolerate it. There have been instances of children dying from just skin contact alone. So this story of a school who was well aware of the child's allergy is particularly disturbing.