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Red meat allergy
Background: We have observed patients clinically allergic to red meat and meat-derived gelatin. Objective: We describe a prospective evaluation of the clinical significance of gelatin sens ...

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New food labelling regulation
After almost three years of negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union adopted the final text of the new Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers i ...

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Member News: Allergy UK appoints new Chief Executive
2012 will be an exciting year for EFA member Allergy UK, which is pleased to announce the election of Jim Bennett as its new Chief Executive. Having worked in the charity sector for over 17 years, J ...

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EU Policymakers and the European Allergy Community Joins EFA
Brussels, 22 November 2011 - The statistics speak for themselves: 1 in every 2 Europeans will suffer from an allergy by 2015, but what's worse is that their chronic condition is very likely to be unde ...

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Association Asthme & Allergies France launches new website
Association Asthme & Allergies has launched a new interactive website. The site is a collaborative initiative which gives people with asthma and/or allergy, their families/relations and health pro ...

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Live-saving decisions at the European Parliament on food labelling
BRUSSELS, 14 June 2010 - EFA together with the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) highlight the importance of the plenary vote at the European Parliament on the food label ...

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EU Commission proposal for regulation on Food labelling
In its proposal for regulation on "provision of food information to consumers", the European Commission proposes that all food containing allergenic substances must be labeled, whereas in the current  ...

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First Allergy Cookbook published by EFA
The Pulmonary and Allergy Patients Association of Slovenia have published the first allergy cookbook in the style of the Belgian ‘Fondation pour la Prevention des Allergies’ (FPA)’s  ...

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New EU food labelling Directive enters into force at last!
The new labelling rules for foodstuffs in the EU will enter into force 25 November 2005. Following a successful campaign by EFA and our members, the directive aims to ensure that all ingredients in fo ...

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Food Allergy Patients in Europe want to know what they eat
17th May 2003 - Food Labelling. An estimated 4 % of the adults and 8 % of the children in EU suffer from food allergy. EFA, the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Asso ...

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Adverse Reactions to Food
Leaflet Provides food allergy patients and the parents of food allergic children with accurate scientific information that is in agreement with the viewpoint expressed by the subcommittee on Advers ...

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