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Around one third of the UK population (approximately 19 million people) will develop an allergy at some time in their lives.
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The Allergen Epidemic – The next big food topic…, By Barry Moore, Trustee of the Anaphylaxis Campaign and Performance Director at Gather and Gather
22nd June 2016
The recent landmark case that jailed an Indian restaurant owner for his blatant disregard for the due care of a customer with a severe nut allergy, resulting in a fatality, has made the food service industry sit up and take note. The case highlights that the failing, of an operator, in not following the legal […]
21st June 2016
With festival season just around the corner we thought we’d get you in the mood with an easy guide to managing your allergy while enjoying the music, fun and (hopefully) sun. Whilst there’s no reason why having a severe allergy should stop you donning your wellies and rain coat and getting stuck in to festival […]
Food Allergy Research & Education and Food Allergy Canada announce findings of first global survey on food allergen thresholds
16th June 2016
Consumers in 16 countries, including the UK, provide insights into views on allergen thresholds and purchasing habits Results of the first-ever international survey on perceptions of food allergen thresholds and consumer habits surrounding precautionary labeling were published online in Allergy, the journal of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI). The study, spearheaded […]
The Food and Drug Federation (FDF) in the US have recently revised their guidelines for the use of EpiPen adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs).
15th June 2016
The two changes are firstly; EpiPen and EpiPen Junior should be held in place for 3 seconds after administration (as opposed to the previous instructions to hold in place for 10 seconds). Secondly; the leg should be held steady by the patient themselves if they have self-administered, or by the first responder if they have […]