Kiwifruit: This may be high on the list of contenders for joining the “Big 14”. Kiwifruit was introduced into the UK just over 40 years ago. Reactions were seen in adults first of all; and in the 1990s more severe cases began to emerge, mainly among children. Kiwifruit allergy is becoming remarkably common.
For more detailed information on allergy to kiwifruit, follow this link to “Our Factsheets“. Kiwifruit allergy is listed under the “Food allergen factsheets” section.