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Food Hypersensitivity Perspectives and Practice Virtual Symposium 2022 – The role of local authorities and businesses

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Rebecca Sudworth, FSA Director of Policy, reflects on the recent Food Hypersensitivity Perspectives and Practice Symposium, and how local authorities and businesses can support the food hypersensitive consumer.

Food Hypersensitivity Perspectives and Practice Symposium 2022 - Different perspectives on food hypersensitivity

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Professor Robin May, FSA Chief Scientific Adviser, reflects on the recent Food Hypersensitivity Perspectives & Practice Symposium, and how we can make the UK a better place for the food hypersensitive consumer.

Precautionary allergen labelling - The May Contain Consultation

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Our precautionary allergen labelling consultation closes in three weeks and we want to hear from businesses and industry bodies on the challenges they face. We're looking for your views on what a better system for providing this information might look like.

The launch of the UK Anaphylaxis Registry and its importance for UK consumers

The UK Anaphylaxis Registry has been launched today at the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology annual conference today. The registry will help us understand more about accidental allergic reactions to food. Dr Paul Turner and Ayah Wafi explain more.

Our Food Hypersensitivity Strategy and commitment to consumers

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Ahead of the 2021 Food Hypersensitivity Symposium, Sushma Acharya looks at how we’re working to make the UK a place where food is safe, where allergy information can be trusted and where food hypersensitive consumers are included in our food culture.

Food anaphylaxis in the UK - what we've learnt by analysing national data

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Accurate and informed interpretation of data is key to responding effectively to public health matters. Here Ross Yarham explores the learnings of a significant study around food anaphylaxis and how it counters and corrects frequent misunderstandings of food allergy.