We offer our condolences to the family and friends of Georgina Hickman, a lady who lived and worked locally to us a Food Allergy Aware, who passed away in April following an anaphylactic shock from an unlisted Peanut ingredient.
The news broke in July that Georgina had unknowingly eaten a crisp that contained peanut flavouring despite rigorously checking the ingredients list. To find out more please click here.
Interestingly the coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death.
The anaphylaxis campaign have released a statement about the death and have confirmed that they will be looking into this further. Click here to read their statement and to download their fact sheet on peanuts and treenuts.