News Type:

FSA releases statement on peanut contamination in soya lecithin 23rd May 2022

The Food Standards Agency has released the below statement following its investigation into peanut contamination in soya lecithin: “In response to a small number of concerns raised by people with peanut allergy relating to contaminated soya lecithin, the Food Standards

Read more
Study highlights importance of new peanut allergy treatments 20th May 2022

New research investigating the emotional impact of living with a peanut allergy has empathised the importance of exploring potential treatments. The study entitled Exploring Health-Related Quality of Life Burden in Peanut Allergy and the Potential Benefit of Oral Immunotherapy: Estimation of

Read more
New clinical trial from the Natasha Allergy Research Foundation 18th May 2022

Congratulations to the Natasha Allergy Research Foundation, which is running a new clinical trial in oral immunotherapy, focusing on children with milk and peanut allergies. The research will investigate whether these allergies can be effectively treated with everyday foods instead

Read more
Statement regarding the death of Ingrid Dale 17th May 2022

We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of Ingrid Dale, aged 67, who sadly died on 9th May 2022. We would like to offer our deepest sympathies to her family at this difficult time. Ingrid is reported to have

Read more
Update from the food standards agency on the use of fully refined oils as ingredient substitutions 3rd May 2022

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published an update on the ongoing shortage of sunflower oil caused by the conflict in Ukraine. They previously advised that fully refined rapeseed oil may be used by manufacturers to replace sunflower oil without

Read more
Charity launches new course to safeguard hospital patients with allergies 25th April 2022

An anaphylaxis charity which offers training and support on food allergy safety has today (25 April) launched a brand-new online e-learning course for hospital ward staff. The Anaphylaxis Campaign, which already provides several free and paid for allergy courses for

Read more
Jake and Jeremy take the plunge 21st April 2022

  No one likes too much of a build up before they do something scary. Jake (19), who has multiple severe allergies, and dad Jeremy, were finally able to do their sponsored skydive, after over a year of anticipation, with

Read more
Multiple Allergen Alert – FSA issues warning about counterfeit Wonka Bars 29th March 2022

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a warning about counterfeit Wonka chocolate bars in circulation. The bars are potentially being produced by an unlicensed or unregistered business, and may not be adhering to the standard hygiene, labelling and traceability

Read more
Statement regarding sunflower oil supply issues and permitted use of refined rapeseed oil 24th March 2022

Please read our statement below in response to the announcement by the Food Standards Agency regarding supply issues of sunflower oil. The Anaphylaxis Campaign is aware that the current conflict in Ukraine is affecting supplies of sunflower oil. To avoid

Read more