Allergen labelling law is changing

From today, 1 October 2021, the requirements for prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) food labelling will change in the UK.

Low histamine diets and Long Covid

A short guidance document from the BDA Food Allergy Specialist Group regarding Low histamine diets and their possible role in "Long Covid".

Food Allergy Diet Sheets

Food Allergy Specialist Group Diet Sheets

Managing Cow's Milk Allergy in Primary Care

Pollen food syndrome

Milk allergy

Cow’s milk allergy (CMA) occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly reacts to proteins found in milk. In the UK, CMA affects 2-3% of babies and young children, with most growing out of it by the age of five. Immediate milk allergy is uncommon in adults.  

Wheat free diet

Wheat is found in many foods, so a wheat free diet can be restrictive. This fact sheet is intended as a basic guide to eating wheat free.

Suitable milks for children with cow's milk allergy

If your child is allergic to cows milk, it is very important to replace it with a milk alternative that will provide the same nutrition.

Pollen-food Syndrome (PFS)

Pollen food syndrome (PFS) is usually associated with hayfever (allergic rhinitis). It affects around 2% of the UK population. It is also known as oral allergy syndrome.

Food Allergy and Food Intolerance Testing

There are many different 'tests' available to diagnose food allergy or food intolerance. It can be difficult to know which are reliable or based on science. This fact sheet will examine the tests available and whether they are based on evidence.

Food Allergy and Food Intolerance

Having to avoid certain foods in your diet can be difficult. But there are a few simple things you can do to help you manage your food allergies - allowing you to stay safe, continue to participate in fun activities and enjoy your food.

Dairy Benefits