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Bee Allergy Aware 19th July 2022

We have launched our new Bee Allergy Aware campaign to encourage the public to learn more about bee and wasp sting allergy and how to keep themselves safe. As we all spend more time outdoors, bee and wasp stings become

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Summer festivals with allergies 19th July 2022

Summertime in the UK for many people means one thing… festivals! It’s exciting to see festivals are returning to our calendars. We know that festivals are a time to let loose and listen to some of your favourite artists in

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Serious allergies in the hot weather 14th July 2022

Anaphylaxis UK helping you to keep your adrenaline cool. The hot weather brings additional challenges to those with serious allergies who carry adrenaline auto-injectors. Adrenaline is the first line of treatment for serious allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). It is available on

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£1.5m grant for local authorities to implement food labelling laws 13th July 2022

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and The Food Standards Agency (FSA) have announced a grant to help local authorities enforce new food labelling laws. Businesses already had to ensure foods pre-packaged off site showed a full

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Promising results as Viaskin Peanut trial in peanut-allergic toddlers concludes 14th June 2022

A recent trial by DBV Technologies has produced promising results for very young children with peanut allergies and their families. The trial assessed whether Viaskin Peanut – an immunotherapy skin patch – was safe, and if it worked for children

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FSA approves fully refined corn (maize) oil as temporary substitute for sunflower oil 1st June 2022

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has updated its guidance on which oils may be used as a substitute for sunflower oil, in light of the continuing supply issues caused by the conflict in Ukraine. The FSA previously advised that fully

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Louise, volunteer allergy buddy 1st June 2022

Louise has spontaneous idiopathic anaphylaxis, and multiple other severe allergies. We supported her after a nurse recommended us, and she later became a volunteer. “I started volunteering as an allergy buddy to be there for someone else. I knew how

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Study highlights importance of new peanut allergy treatments 31st 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

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The Jubilee and allergies: top tips for celebrating safely 30th May 2022

The Platinum Jubilee Celebrations are almost upon us! With an estimated 16,000 street parties planned across the country, if you have allergies, it’s important to think ahead. See below for our top tips on staying safe and making sure nothing

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