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Our food adviser, Hazel, on the new EU Food Regulations 20th July 2015

Our food advisor, Hazel, featured in The Guardian to discuss the new EU Food Regulations and how they've affected her, as an allergy sufferer and expert in the area. For the full article click here.

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Anaphylaxis Campaign statement: Chefs say FIR ‘damaging creativity’ 20th July 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/11460125/Top-chefs-attack-EU-rules-on-allergens-in-food.html The new Food Information Regulation (FIR) came into effect from 13th December 2014.  Since its introduction staff at restaurants, cafés, delis, and takeaways are no longer allowed to say they do not know what is in their food, and

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FOOD ALLERGY: a burden carried by more than 17 million Europeans 20th July 2015

FOOD ALLERGY: a burden carried by more than 17 million Europeans In Europe, 1 out of every 20 children has one or more food allergies In the last decade, the cases of food allergies have doubled and the number of

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SNIFFLE study finds nasal flu vaccine appears safe for egg allergic and asthmatic children 20th July 2015

New research, the SNIFFLE study, has reinforced previous findings that nasal-spray flu vaccines appear to be safe for children age two or old who have egg allergies or asthma.  In 2013 the Department of Health introduced a new winter influenza

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Impact Report 2014: The Difference We Make 20th July 2015

Anaphylaxis Campaign Impact Report 2014: The Difference We Make We are pleased to announce that our annual Impact Report is now available to view online. At the beginning of each year we reflect on the year that has passed; the

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New smartphone-style adrenaline injector launched in the US 20th July 2015

February 2013 A new smartphone-style adrenaline injector has been launched in the US and began to hit pharmacy shelves over there last week. The device, Auvi-Q, was developed by food-allergic twin brothers Eric and Evan Edwards and was approved by

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The Campaign comments on the new Food Information Regulation 20th July 2015

The Anaphylaxis Campaign’s CEO, Lynne Regent, attended the Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board meeting on the 22 January 2013, covering the new European Food Information for Consumers Regulation (FIC) as part of the agenda. After the meeting, there was a

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Consensus statement on allergen thresholds produced by the Global Food Protection Institute 20th July 2015

The Global Food Protection Institute met in Fairfax, VA, USA on 24th September to discuss Preventive Controls and Allergen Management in the Manufacturing Environment.  One of the main topics covered at the symposium was threshold levels, or reference doses, an

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The Anaphylaxis Campaign welcomes Dr. Anna Murphy to our Clinical and Scientific Panel 20th July 2015

It’s a brand new year and a brand new member for us here at the Anaphylaxis Campaign, as Dr Anna Murphy will be joining us as of January 2013 to bring her expertise and experience to our Clinical and Scientific

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