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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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We have developed a comprehensive guide for employees and employers to help people with severe allergies at work, including an adult allergy action plan. Read more…
Our Support Groups are organised by our friendly volunteers, and are the perfect chance to meet other people living with severe allergies in your local area. Read more…
Every school is likely to have at least one pupil who is severely allergic to a type of food, and many schools will have more. Read more…
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22nd February 2021
There has been a 44% increase in home-based food businesses since the start of the first lockdown, according to a new centralised online registration system used by nearly 200 local authorities, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed. The FSA also said that the growth of at-home food businesses is a concern, particularly as this […]
New study finds that fatalities due to food anaphylaxis are rare and the rate of fatalities is decreasing
18th February 2021
A new study, commissioned and funded by the Food Standards Agency and Medical Research Agency, has found that despite hospital admissions increasing for food-induced anaphylaxis, deaths as a result were very rare with the rate decreasing during the 20-year period assessed from 1998-2018. Another important finding highlighted by the study which was published in the […]
12th February 2021
Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed has been appointed by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care as Chair of the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM). Sir Munir is a clinical pharmacologist and geneticist who currently holds the David Weatherall Chair in Medicine at the University of Liverpool and is a Consultant Physician at Liverpool […]
9th February 2021
It is with great sadness that we have to report the death on January 20th of Pat Schooling, the Director and moving spirit behind Action Against Allergy. Pat was 93. Action Against Allergy was founded by Amelia Nathan Hill in 1978, it was the first charity to be set up to support those with undiagnosed […]