Food safety controls to be ramped up by local authorities

 Food safeguards and allergen protection for consumers will be moved up a gear by local authorities, and will be core to delivering a better...

Health matters: The digestive system

Since 60 to 70 per cent of our immune system is tied to the digestive system, the reaction of it mainly depends on the performance...

More adults suffering from food allergies because of ‘exotic’ middle-class diets

More adults are having allergic reactions to food because adventurous middle class diners are eating more exotic items with foreign packaging, food safety watchdogs have...

A food-allergen detection device for diners, cooked up at MIT

  This device may relieve the stress of eating out for people with food allergies. What do you do if you've already had one too many...

New Covent Garden Soup Co. recalls Skinny Goan Spiced Chicken Soup because of undeclared...

New Covent Garden Soup Co. is recalling its Skinny Goan Spiced Chicken soup because it contains mustard, which is not declared on the label....

Parents of babies with milk allergies to be charged up to £45 for crucial...

One mum has urged other parents with whom this issue strikes a chord to get involved… Each year the number of allergy sufferers increases by...

Ask a Doc: What should parents make of the latest peanut allergy prevention guidelines?

The guidelines categorize children into three groups according to their risk for developing peanut allergy.. Question: I have been reading about reducing risks for developing peanut...

Finally, A New Approach on Peanut Allergies

Twenty-two months after the publication of a landmark trial, a panel of experts enlisted by the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...

Alternative medicine clinics often tout ‘treatments’ for allergy, asthma

Alternative medicine practitioners like homeopaths and acupuncturists may claim to treat allergies or asthma, but a study in Canada found that many there offer...

New Year’s Resolutions For People With Food and Latex Allergies

For many, January is a time to review the past year and set goals for what to accomplish in the coming months. For families...
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CDC says restaurants could do more to prevent food allergies

About 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies, so they have to be careful when they eat out at restaurants. According to a new study...

Number of people going to hospital with allergic reactions skyrockets

The number of times children aged under 9 have been treated for anaphylactic shock has risen more than 50% in the last five years Last...

Krunchi Foods recalls three cake rusk products due to incorrect allergen labelling

Krunchi Foods is recalling three cake rusk products because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels. This...
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