Since 1990 the UK has seen a 500% increase in the number of reported allergies which lead to hospitalisation. A food allergy occurs when the body produces an inappropriate response to a usually harmless substance. Symptoms can include a rash, a tingling sensation in the mouth, swelling of the lips, tongue, face and throat. The chemicals released by the immune system spread throughout the whole body. This reaction is called anaphylaxis. Severe allergy is always an emergency situation requiring a dose of adrenaline administered [...]
avisso's registered dietitian, Tess Warnes, looks at the increasing trend of voluntary calorie displays on restaurant menus and legislation in the UK and abroad.
Hayden Hibbert, avisso Director, recently spoke at this year's ISBA Health and Safety Conference, where he delivered a seminar on food safety. Here are some insights.
A look at avoidable and unavoidable food waste and the contribution made by the UK food production industry to this growing issue.
allmanhall’s registered dietitian has been investigating what the new nutritional labelling legislation is all about, what foods are exempt from this and how it could affect you.