News Archive: July 2015

Anaphylaxis Campaign #takethekit video


Posted on: July 30, 2015 | Posted in: Latest News

Video aimed at high risk age group The Anaphylaxis Campaign have put together a video aimed at the 15 – 25 year age group to encourage them to take their medical kits where ever they go. This age is group is a high risk of reaction, as they want to fit in with their peers, and not […]

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Food allergy law flouted by 54% of takeaways – RSPH


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RSPH’s  latest investigation focuses on whether correct food allergy information is available in takeaway outlets. Since December 2014, takeaways have joined other food outlets in being legally obliged to provide information on whether any of the main 14 allergens are present in their food. Two million people have allergies in the UK, with 5000 of them a […]

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Helen Garfield shares her experience of dining with allergies on a P&O cruise ship Oceana


Posted on: July 24, 2015 | Posted in: Latest News

Our guest blogger this month is  Helen Garfield, CEO of local charity based in Worcestershire. Helen suffers with life threatening food allergies and is often frustrated  with establishments who don’t understand or seem to care!!  She is delighted to find companies, like P and O who offer excellent customer service to the food allergy customer. ‘I’m a keen […]

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