Further information is being issued about vegetable oil substitutions and product labelling as a result of the Ukraine conflict.
The FSA updates people living with peanut allergy on an investigation into peanut contamination in soya lecithin
The FSA is to launch the next phase of Speak Up For Allergies. The campaign will encourage young people to support friends with allergies when eating in restaurants and the important role front of house staff to provide allergen information effectively.
Consultation and series of workshops to inform next steps on building a workable precautionary allergen labelling and information system for businesses and consumers.
The reality of living with a food allergy, the practicalities of good allergen management and the emerging opportunities and challenges in the food chain were all discussed at the Food Standards Agency’s first ever allergy symposium.
The FSA today published a consultation on updates to its existing technical guidance to reflect changes to food allergen labelling legislation in England which comes into effect on 1 October 2021.
FSA funded research has found that exercise and sleep deprivation can put people with a peanut allergy at greater risk of a reaction.
New law introduced to extend labelling requirements for people with food allergies and intolerances
The Food Standards Agency Chair Heather Hancock has welcomed the announcement of a new allergen labelling law to help further protect the UK’s two million people living with food allergy, made today by Environment Secretary Michael Gove
The Food Standards Agency publishes ‘Food Hypersensitivity and The Government’s Allergen Labelling Review’ Board paper
How can allergen information on labels be improved? Tell us what you think in a new consultation on plans to improve allergen labelling laws across the UK.
Survey shows over half of young people with a food allergy or intolerance have avoided eating out in the last six months due to their condition.
Allergen labelling laws for prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) foods changed on 1 October 2021. To help food businesses prepare we hosted this webinar.
A checklist to help businesses understand when and how to apply precautionary allergen labelling to food products.
Guidance for small food businesses on using precautionary allergen labelling such as ‘may contain’.
What businesses need to know about the changes to allergen labelling for prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) food, also known as Natasha's Law.
Guidance for food businesses on providing allergen information and best practice for handling allergens.
Online food allergy training and e-learning resources for food businesses.
Advice on providing allergen information and avoiding cross-contamination in a food business for managers, kitchen staff and front of house servers.
Explains the dangers surrounding mycotoxins and the food safety regulations in place in the UK concerning them.
How to label allergens and avoid allergen-cross contamination when producing pre-packed food.
Guidance on allergens for caterers in schools, hospitals and care homes.
There is specific information for different types of food including pre-packed and loose foods.
Vegetable oil substitution for sunflower oil: Information for industry and other interested stakeholders
Information from FSA allergen risk assessments, consumer research, and the nutritional content of oils and their sustainability, intended to help inform industry when reformulating products in response to the shortage of sunflower oil.