- Peanuts undercover: why the withdrawal of mislabelled EH Booths monkey nuts wasn’t mad
- Deciphering UK food allergen labelling law
- 10 key things we learned in the first year after anaphylaxis
- Anaphylaxis aftermath: what happened once our toddler came home from hospital
- Learning about blood tests and airborne nut allergies
It is the Anaphylaxis Campaign’s second annual orange wig day on Friday 17 May 2013. The...
The Anaphylaxis Campaign’s Orange Wig Day 2013
It is the Anaphylaxis Campaign’s second annual orange wig day on Friday 17 May 2013. The aim is for members to wear an (extremely fetching!) orange wig all day...
- Posted 7 days ago
Manchester Allergy Support Group
I mentioned back in February that, following my toddler’s anaphylactic reaction to peanuts, I was keen to meet other people in the same boat, for example by joining an allergy support...
- Posted 9 days ago
Peanuts undercover: why the withdrawal of mislabelled EH Booths monkey nuts wasn’t mad
On 23 April 2013, the Food Standards Agency issued an allergy alert that EH Booths was withdrawing some batches of its Whole Hearted Roasted Monkey Nuts, because the presence of...
- Posted 22 days ago
The allergy mum dithers
Has anyone else become a bit of a ditherer since their child’s allergy diagnosis? I keep finding myself in situations (for example, when reading a food label or examining...
- Posted 27 days ago
Allergy firsts: staying with friends
This Easter, we went to stay with friends in the Lake District for a few days. This was the first time we had stayed at someone else’s house following...
- Posted 28 days ago
Allergy t-shirts: is it good to advertise?
I recently read an article on ABC News about a new range of “Don’t Feed Me” t-shirts, on which parents could tick off the foods to which their child...
- Posted 35 days ago
Peanut free and nut free recipes
I freely admit: I am not the world’s greatest cook. One of my friends still chortles at the memory of my university signature dish of pasta and mayonnaise (with a...
- Posted 42 days ago
Deciphering UK food allergen labelling law
When Dominic was initially diagnosed as allergic to peanuts, the hospital doctors advised us: To check the ingredients list on food packets and avoid anything containing peanuts and nuts....
- Posted 50 days ago
Nut free Easter Eggs
2013 is our first Easter following Dominic’s peanut allergy diagnosis. It dawned on me yesterday that it’s just around the corner (Good Friday is 29 March) and I needed...
- Posted 59 days ago
Following his anaphylactic reaction to a peanut cookie at 20 months old, Dominic was prescribed the following medication: Epinephrine (adrenaline) auto-injector (EpiPen). Beclometasone “preventer” inhaler. Salamol “reliever” inhaler. Antihistamine...
- Posted 66 days ago