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.  [...]

Spotlight On The Future For Patients With Chronic Respiratory Disease

SPOTLIGHT ON THE FUTURE FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE Jenny Sims reports on the AGM of The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA).    On the landmark day a restaurateur was jailed for six years for manslaughter for selling a curry containing nuts to a peanut allergy sufferer, allergy patients’ leaders [...]

2018-01-16T16:11:35+00:00August 2016|COPD, Labelling, Legislation, News|0 Comments

Chemical Allergen In Skin Care Products To Be Removed

Manufacturers of skin care products and toiletries are being advised to remove from products the chemical methylisothiazolinone (MIT), which has been used as an effective preservative since 2006, following a safety review, authorised in accordance with the European Cosmetic Products legislation. Since then, however, there have been steadily increasing concerns from dermatologists about the sharp [...]