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Our Bee and Wasp Venom Awareness Campaign is back for 2024 23rd May 2024

We are delighted to be launching our Bee and Wasp Venom Awareness Campaign for 2024, supported by an educational grant from ALK. The campaign will offer invaluable guidance on bee and wasp sting avoidance, recognising anaphylaxis symptoms, the steps to take in an emergency and information about venom immunotherapy.
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Three decades of unwavering support 18th April 2024

Anaphylaxis UK is proud to be recognising our 30th anniversary this year… Three decades of unwavering support. To mark the anniversary, we’re launching our ’30 Reasons’ anniversary campaign to showcase the people and stories that motivate us to do what we do here at Anaphylaxis UK.
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Around 2.4 million UK adults estimated to have food allergies, new study finds 16th May 2024

A major study by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed that approximately 6% of the UK adult population, or around 2.4 million people, live with a clinically confirmed food allergy. The Patterns and Prevalence of Adult Food Allergy (PAFA)
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Next generation QR codes aim to reduce allergic reactions caused by mislabelled or unclear food packaging 15th May 2024

New research from GS1 UK has found that 56% of those with allergies have had a reaction from incorrect or unclear labelling, and 23% have had multiple reactions. GS1 UK members are piloting next-generation barcodes (a fusion of the linear barcode and the QR code) to allow customers to find product information on their smartphones to make allergen information more accurate and accessible.
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