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SAFER OPTIONS REVIEW UNDER WAY FOR FOOD LABELLING

Responding to the need for improved labelling expressed by Action Against Allergy, plans for public consultation have been revealed in an email from Paul Tossell, leader of the Allergy & Intolerance Team of the Food Standard Agency, who wrote: "As you may be aware the Prime Minister has announced a review of food labelling.  [...]

How Clean Is Our Water On Tap?

How much do you know about the water you drink or bathe in? Maxima Skelton, founder-director of The Healthy House, reveals some surprising facts. We should be thankful that we can simply turn on the tap and get "safe" water to drink and bathe in. Before chlorination of water was introduced in the early [...]

2018-05-18T15:49:24+00:00May 2018|News, Water|0 Comments

Understanding Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance is a difficult and frustrating condition to suffer from, not least because so few doctors even recognise its existence. But not so Action Against Allergy patron, Dr Janice Joneja, who, having seen the misery it could cause amongst her patients, has made histamine sensitivity a subject of special research and study [...]

2017-11-24T10:40:57+00:00July 2017|News|0 Comments

Allergy Show Learning Centre

MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR PARENTS OF ALLERGIC CHILDREN Parents trying to cope with the day-to-day problems of children with an allergic condition will be able to get some expert advice from one of the sessions at this year’s Allergy and Free From Show, Olympia on Friday, July 7. Dr Polly James, Clinical Psychologist, and Roisin [...]

2017-11-24T10:40:34+00:00May 2017|News|0 Comments

Gluten Free Prescriptions

AAA support for coeliacs Action Against Allergy is giving its support to the campaign being co-ordinated by Coeliac UK to persuade the NHS to seek an alternative to their proposed withdrawal of prescriptions for the gluten free foods needed by people with coeliac disease. AAA trustee Michelle Berriedale-Johnson writes: “We believe that removing access [...]

2017-11-24T10:40:04+00:00April 2017|News|0 Comments

Healthy Air At Home – And Travelling

Maxima Skelton advises on ways to combat pollution. The term ‘air pollution’ is widely used in the news. Many people think that air pollution only occurs in inner cities and towns, but this is a common misconception. In fact, the World Health Organisation defines air pollution as “contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment [...]

Dining Out?

Are you planning a meal out with friends and family ? Or organising the office party? If so, you will need to make a booking – and there’s one easy way you can do it which ensures a gift to us without it costing you a penny! Simply visit www.charitablebookings.org, [...]

2017-01-10T10:50:19+00:00December 2016|News|0 Comments

The Oats Issue

THE OAT ISSUE - to be an allergen or not to be an allergen Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, founder of the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards and trustee of Action Against Allergy. Back in August (1915) Ruth of What Allergy? was at a judging session for the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards at which the subject of oats arose [...]

2018-01-16T16:06:04+00:00November 2016|Food Allergies|0 Comments