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Statement regarding the inquest of Nicholas John Kelly 9th March 2022

Senior coroner Julie Goulding has ended the inquest into the death of 16-year-old Nicholas John Kelly who tragically died on 11 March 2020 at Whiston Hospital Merseyside. Nicholas was known to have a nut allergy and had been prescribed an

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New review shows low risk of having a second allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccination 23rd February 2022

  New research has shown that the risk of having an immediate severe allergic reaction to a second dose of an mRNA covid vaccine (e.g. Pfizer or Moderna in the UK) if you had an allergic reaction to your first

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FOUR GOLDS announced in the Free From Food Awards Easter category 10th February 2022

The Free From Food Awards announced the winners of their Easter category last night. The category was judged by a panel including Simon, our Chief Executive, Sarah, our Campaigns Manager, food & allergy writer/presenter Nathalie Newman and allergy blogger Lindiwe

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Friends of Eoghan Rua player, 23, take on 5k a day challenge in his memory 7th February 2022

Friends of a young hurler, who died suddenly aged 23, have completed a 5k a day challenge to raise vital funds for a severe allergy charity in his memory. Michael McQuillan, who played for the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) team

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Allergy organisations join together to launch new guidelines to safeguard pupils with severe allergies while they are at school 26th January 2022

The Anaphylaxis Campaign, Allergy UK and the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology have collaborated to develop new ‘Model Policy for Allergy Management at School Guidelines’ to help schools keep pupils with allergies safe. Hospital admissions due to food

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Statement regarding the death of Sharon Anne Robinson 26th January 2022

Statement regarding the death of Sharon Anne Robinson We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of Sharon Anne Robinson, aged 56, who sadly died on 7th February 2019. We would like to offer our deepest sympathies to her

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Anxiety and post traumatic stress in adults with and without food allergy – study responses needed 17th January 2022

Researchers at Aston University are conducting research on anxiety in adults with food allergy as part of a Psychology project. What is this study about? The aim of this study is to understand if there are differences in levels of

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New Allergen Resource from Trading Standards 14th January 2022

Download the resource Trading Standards has released a new allergen resource for food businesses in Wales, England and Northern Ireland. This is to help protect the estimated two million plus people living with a diagnosed food allergy in the UK.

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Warning from West Sussex Trading Standards on Takeaway Food 14th January 2022

West Sussex Trading Standards has investigated takeaways in the county. The results have shown just how difficult it can be for people with allergies to stay safe. As many as 10 out of 14 takeaways incorrectly told a customer –

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