22 January, 2018

A rash of allergies forces a change in the law…

By |2018-01-23T10:00:08+01:00January 22, 2018|Compliance, Nutrition and Dietetics|

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 [...]

7 November, 2017

Food safety

By |2018-12-12T15:17:35+01:00November 7, 2017|Compliance|

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.