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The festive season - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Managing food allergies in the festive season

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Food allergy versus food intolerance - MyDr.com.au

A food allergy is an immune response triggered by eating specific foods that cause certain well known symptoms to develop.

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Food for a long haul flight - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Food for a long haul flight with food allergies

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Food Industry - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Food allergy has increased in prevalence in recent years. 1 in 10 babies* now suffer from food allergies. Whilst children often outgrow milk and egg allergy, peanut, tree nut, sesame, fish, and shellfish allergy are very often lifelong. More and more people now live with the risk of a potentially life threatening allergic reaction to common proteins found in the what are for most, very healthy foods. The most common allergens are peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, eggs, milk, sesame, wheat an

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Food Allergy - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Food allergy occurs in around 1 in 10 infants* and in about 1 in 100 adults. The majority of food allergies in children are not severe, and will disappear with time. The most common triggers are hen's egg, cow's milk, peanuts and tree nuts.  Less common triggers include seafood, sesame, soy, fish and wheat.  Peanuts, tree nuts, seeds and seafood are the major triggers for life long allergies. Some food allergies can be severe, causing life threatening reactions known as anaphylaxi

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Food allergens - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

The most common triggers of food allergic reactions in childhood are peanuts, tree nuts, milk and egg.  Common triggers of food allergy in adults are fish, shellfish, peanut and tree nuts.  Insect sting and bite allergies, such as tick, are more common in adulthood. Latex allergy is more common in health professionals who often use latex and children with Spina Bifida or kidney condition who undergo frequent medical procedures. Those with latex allergy can develop particular food alle

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Hospital - Food Allergy Education

Hospital stays - don’t assume that hospital food is safe! You need to inform hospital staff about your food allergy and ask questions just as you would at a restaurant or café.

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Food Allergy - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Food allergy explained: what it is and how to manage

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Future Food Allergy Treatments - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Future Food Allergy Treatments

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Starting school with food allergies - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Starting school with food allergies

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