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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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19th October 2020
The British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI ) has today issued guidance on the administration of the flu vaccine for children with egg allergy. The nasal influenza vaccine (Fluenz Tetra, also known as Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV). The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised that children with egg allergy […]
16th October 2020
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is urging universities to take allergies seriously after reports of a student receiving unsafe food while in lockdown. Research already suggests that 16 to 25-year olds are at the highest risk of having a severe allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis. Living with a severe allergy can impact all areas of life and […]
9th October 2020
A new code of practice for food business operators to help them manage food allergens in their supply chains has been adopted by the international Codex Alimentarius Commission. The Codex Alimentarius (Latin for ‘Food Code’) Commission is the standard setting body of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). […]
2nd October 2020
The trading standards service of Torfaen County Borough Council have released the results of their investigation into the risks posed to consumers with food allergies from drinks purchased from vending machines. During their investigation between April and September 2020, the service visited ten businesses in the Torfaen area that sell hot drinks dispensed from vending […]