i have seen posts on HERE and other boards saying exactly that -- to claim an allergy. people have no idea the hoops a kitchen has to jump through to prevent cross-contamination.
and yeah, it totally wrecks it for those with issues.
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
– Ernest Hemingway