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 …

Seafood Allergy

Seafood Allergy Seafood seems a rather easy allergy to manage, but as always when dealing with food allergies, it’s always more complicated. When it comes to Seafood, Shellfish gets the most publicity, yet Seafood Allergy can be caused by just about any fish. Seafood Allergy can affect more adults than children, and can be a …

Food Labelling

Food Labelling – Making sense of the nightmare Food labels can be a nightmare, especially if you’re trying to avoid multiple food allergens. Learning how to identify possible allergens in food can be quite difficult, but hopefully we can help clear some of the confusion. In Australia and New Zealand, food labels concerning potential allergens …

Teaching About Food Allergies

Teaching About Food Allergies Educating non-allergic people about the risks and dangers of food allergies can be one of the most challenging aspects of dealing with a food allergy. So, how do we go about teaching about food allergies? Often, a fear or lack of knowledge can cause confusion and resistance to being supportive of …

Food Allergies and Fast Food

Food Allergies and Fast Food Okay, this is where the real headaches start when dealing with, and trying to avoid, food allergies when you’re out and about. Having fast food for dinner can be a real nightmare when avoiding allergens, but fast food chains are really starting to make it easier when identifying what products …