News Archive: December 2016

Restaurant Supplied With Peanut Powder in Error


Posted on: December 6, 2016 | Posted in: Latest News

Random sampling, carried out by Southend-on-Sea’s Environmental Health Department led to the prosecution of a London-based cash and carry that supplied peanut powder labelled as almond to a restaurant and has been ordered to pay over £6,000 fines and costs. The error occurred when an almond mix label was wrongly applied to a box which […]

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Why Restaurants Shouldn’t Offer Gluten Free…. Yet


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It is almost seen as discriminatory if a restaurant / takeaway doesn’t offer gluten free or other allergy free menu options. This article looks at gluten free catering from a different perspective and identifies that unless a catering outlet can truly guarantee that their menu, policies and practices will ensure a gluten free meal, that […]

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Teaching An Allergic Child Responsibility


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We found an interesting article published by the anaphylaxis campaign recently.  As many parents of a severely allergic child knows, trying to protect them is an immediate and all consuming issue.  The Anaphylaxis campaign however feel it is time to start moving some of the responsibility onto the child. Its an informative and thought provoking […]

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