Dairy Allergy

Dairy Allergy You will soon find out just how many ingredients cow’s milk can be made into. Milk allergies are one of the most common food allergies, and it is no wonder, as milk is broken down into an ever growing list of by-products, which are then used as a cheap ‘filler’ ingredient in a …

Egg Allergy

Egg Allergy As eggs are a known allergen, it must be clearly labelled in bold. Here is a list of all the ingredient names eggs are known as: * Albumin * Avidin * Binder * Dried eggs * Egg * Egg solids * Egg substitutes (some) * Egg white * Egg white solids * Egg …

Peanut Allergy

Peanut Allergy Peanut allergies are common in young children (1 in 50), and can even develop later in life, so it is important to know how to correctly identify peanuts in the foods we eat. It’s kinda scary when all it takes is a trace amount of Peanut protein to cause an allergic reaction, this …

Managing Food Allergies at School

Managing Food Allergies at School Now that your child has been diagnosed with a food allergy, a vital step in the prevention and management of your child’s allergy is, how do I ensure my child is safe from allergens when at school or day care? How do I as a parent help managing food allergies …

What is a food allergy?

What is a food allergy? A food allergy is when the immune system of an allergic person responds to the proteins in food in a way that is not normal. An allergy can occur from within seconds, to hours after exposure to the allergen. Someone with a food allergy has IGE antibodies to a specific food …