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It’s not uncommon for those with allergies to be anxious about travelling abroad. However, by following our tops tips, going on holiday can be a lot less frightening. Read more…
We hope that schools will use these resources, ranging from presentations to AllergyWise courses, to help raise allergy awareness with their staff and pupils. Read more…
For people who have severe allergies, being in a festival environment may seem challenging. We’ve come up with some top tips on staying safe all while enjoying yourself! Read more…
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12th July 2019
The adrenaline auto-injectors prescribed in the UK at present are Emerade®, EpiPen® and Jext®. They are designed for self-use and that is why they are usually referred to as ‘adrenaline auto-injectors’ or ‘AAIs’. Emerade® is the most recent single-use adrenaline auto-injector to become available. It has a needle guard to protect against needle stick injury. […]
11th July 2019
Thursday 11th July 2019 Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Emerade 150, 300 and 500 microgram solution for injection in pre-filled syringe (MDR 55-06/18). Pharmaswiss Ceska republika s.r.o. (an affiliate of Bausch & Lomb UK Limited) has informed us of a risk of Emerade product failing to deliver a dose of adrenaline from the syringe due […]
5th July 2019
Friday 5th July 2019 In January 2019, the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) opened a consultation on the proposed amendments to the domestic Food Information Regulations 2014 (FIR) (England) and parallel FIR regulations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales relating to allergen information for foods that are prepacked for direct sale to […]
4th July 2019
Thursday 4th July 2019 The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board decided in May 2019 to recommend to ministers the adoption of full ingredient list labelling, with allergens emphasised on products pre-packed for direct sale. The Anaphylaxis Campaign submitted the following comment the FSA Board meeting on 19th June; ‘The Anaphylaxis Campaign welcomes the board’s decision […]