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Over half of people allergic to animal-based products wrongly assume food labelled as vegan is safe to eat  5th March 2024

New figures released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that a worrying number of people who are allergic to animal-based products, such as egg, milk or fish, are unaware that foods labelled vegan or plant-based can still contain traces of ‘animal’ allergens, putting them at risk of an allergic reaction.

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Join the study: outdoor events attendees with special dietary needs 8th April 2024

Researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE) are seeking individuals with food intolerances, allergies, or special dietary requirements to participate in their study focusing on experiences at outdoor events.

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Exploring the impact of ‘not knowing’: an invitation for parents and caregivers to take part in research 26th March 2024

Researchers from the University of Nottingham would like to interview parents and caregivers of children with a diagnosed food allergy about their experiences of uncertainty so that they can provide the right help and support. 

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New review finds risk of allergic reactions on commercial flights is lower than on the ground 26th March 2024

The Civil Aviation Authority have published a review of the evidence on the risks of allergic reactions on commercial flights for those with food allergies and how to manage them. The results are reassuring, showing that the risk of a reaction in the air is up to 100 times lower than on the ground.

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Allergy dad takes on the TCS London Marathon 2024 for his girls 25th March 2024

Chris Soul is one of our runners flying the flag for Anaphylaxis UK at the TCS London Marathon 2024 on Sunday 21 April. Chris’s motivation to proudly wear his Anaphylaxis UK top on race day is deeply personal, with both

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Benedict Blythe Foundation publishes REACT report 20th March 2024

Well done to Benedict Blythe Foundation for publishing their REACT report on the subject of allergies in schools.

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COMING SOON…. ‘Allergy Aware’ a news-style programme hitting your screens in October! 19th March 2024

We’re thrilled to announce that we are partnering with ITN Business to produce an upcoming news-style programme ‘Allergy Aware’, launching on 1st October to coincide with Anaphylaxis Awareness Week.

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SPOTLIGHT ON… Helen Evans Howells, Chair of the Anaphylaxis UK’s Clinical and Scientific Panel 15th March 2024

As Healthcare Science Week draws to a close, we thought it would be a great time to sit down with Dr Helen Evans Howells, the Chair of our Clinical and Scientific Panel, to find out a bit more about her role with Anaphylaxis UK.

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Tips for an allergy-safe Easter with the family 13th March 2024

Easter can be an opportunity for playing games, making decorations and enjoying chocolates and other treats. Whether you have children with allergies or you’re hosting a gathering for those who do, here you’ll find allergy-safe ideas so that everyone can join in the fun.

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Susan Jebb to step down as Chair of the UK FSA 5th March 2024

The Chair of the UK Food Standards Agency, Professor Susan Jebb, has announced that she will step down on 30 June 2024, when her three-year term of office comes to an end.

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