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Positive results from study of Palforzia in peanut-allergic children aged 1 to 3  15th November 2022

Aimmune Therapeutics has shared its positive findings from the Phase 3 POSEIDON study of Palforzia.  

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New NHS hospital food standards include food allergy training requirement for all staff  15th November 2022

Following an independent review of hospital food in 2020, the NHS has published new national standards for healthcare food and drink that all NHS organisations will be legally required to meet as part of their NHS standard contracts.  The new

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Warning on food ordering apps after teenager is hospitalised 1st November 2022

Eighteen-year-old Eleanor Lincoln went into anaphylactic shock after eating a takeaway curry which had been ordered via an app.  Eleanor, who has a serious peanut allergy, was celebrating her 18th birthday with family last March when the incident occurred. It’s reported

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Achieve our Anaphylaxis UK Allergy Aware School award  1st November 2022

We have launched our new Allergy Aware School 2022-2023 award to recognise and reward schools across the UK committed to raising allergy awareness with staff and pupils.

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Anaphylaxis UK welcomes new Clinical and Scientific Ambassador 17th October 2022

We are delighted to welcome Professor John Warner OBE as our Clinical and Scientific Ambassador.

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BSACI Pollen Food Syndrome webinar – 13 Oct 10th October 2022

Following the publication of the Guideline for the diagnosis and management of Pollen Food/Oral Allergy Syndrome, BSACI will be hosting a webinar on Thursday 13 October 5-6pm. Sarah Baker, Anaphylaxis UK’s Head of Health Policy and Developments, will be speaking

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Statement regarding the inquest of Joe Dobson  10th October 2022

Joe Dobson, 19, died from an allergic reaction after eating at a Mexican restaurant while on holiday on 1st November 2021, a coroner has ruled. 

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How to enjoy Halloween if your child has food allergies 10th October 2022

If your child has serious food allergies, you may feel concerned about their safety while ‘Trick-or-Treating’ or attending a Halloween party. Under normal circumstances, parents can check ingredient lists for their child’s allergens to avoid the risk of anaphylaxis but

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New BSACI guidelines for the de-labelling of penicillin allergy 3rd October 2022

The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) has developed new guidelines for healthcare professionals who are not trained in allergy or immunology, but who wish to develop a penicillin allergy de-labelling service for their patients. An estimated 2.7

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