An employee who was sacked after taking five days off work to recover from a near-fatal allergic reaction has successfully sued his employer on the grounds of disability discrimination.Read more
A community pharmacist in Co Down, Northern Ireland, has been celebrated as a local hero after treating a woman with adrenaline after a bee sting caused an anaphylactic reactionRead more
The operator of Hipping Hall in Cumbria has been fined £16,000 following an incident in which the best man at a wedding hosted at the hotel suffered anaphylaxis due to nuts in the canapés.Read more
The Rock Pub and Bed and Breakfast, Blackwood, Gwent, has been prosecuted for failing to provide allergen informationRead more
Food and Drink Federation (FDF) published new guidance outlining what food business operators should consider when managing changes that impact the allergen labelling on pre-packaged products.Read more
Troy Kebab in Crawley High Street, West Sussex, has been prosecuted by West Sussex County Council after it sold a kebab containing milk to a customer that had declared a milk allergy, and made misleading statements about the meat content in the takeaway’s doner kebab.Read more
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today (04/09/2023) updated it’s best practice technical guidance on food allergen labelling to support food business and keep consumers safe.Read more
A recent report by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has revealed that last year, Australia had their lowest rate of allergen-related product recalls in almost a decade. This reduction suggests that FSANZ’s initiatives and tighter regulations in the foodRead more
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