EoS, EoE, EGIDs, EC, and other terms may be used to describe any of the eosinophilic diseases. These conditions affect any part of the digestive system and may infiltrate the respiratory system and other parts of the body. In most cases, the disease is specific to one area. EOSINOPHILIC DISEASES

Fish and Shellfish Allergy

This month’s factsheet is all about the allergic symptoms of a fish and shellfish allergy. It defines what comes under Fish, Crustaceans and Molluscs. Ensure that you’re clued up on this allergy by reading our factsheet on the button below! Fish and Shellfish Allergy Factsheet


This month’s factsheet is about the Mustard allergy. Our factsheet talks about how this is one of the less common allergies within the UK but more prevalent in Europe. It discusses about what mustard may be known as, as well as how it might be used. However it is important to take note of the […]


This month’s factsheet discusses Nightshades. What they are, what reactions you may get and as well as alternatives to Nightshades. Nightshades

What’s in a name

Over the past 50 years in the UK our diet and the range of foods available to us has changed beyond all recognition. So many non-indigenous foods are commonplace commodities and many recipes with exotic sounding names are standard restaurant fare. What’s in a name Factsheet

Oral Allergy Syndrome

This month’s factsheet is about the Oral Allergy Syndrome otherwise known as Pollen Food Syndrome (PFS). We discuss what it is, the symptoms, how you develop it, and what foods to avoid. Find out more below. Oral Allergy Syndrome Fact Sheet


This month’s factsheet discusses Sulphites – Why it is classed as one of the 14 main allergens and how people can be sensitive to it. We have also included a list of foods that usually contain Sulphites. Sulphite Factsheet

Allergen substitutes Pt3

In this month’s factsheet we are continuing to investigate substitutes for allergens. This time we will be focussing on Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Lupin and Soya, all of which belong to the legume family. Someone with a severe peanut or soya allergy may well be allergic to other members of this family which also includes peas […]

Substitutes for Common Allergens

This month’s factsheet discusses how you can substitute some of the most common allergens in your recipes for other ingredients. Leave a comment below with which ones you have tried! Substitutes for Common Allergens

Substitutes for Allergens: Gluten & Dairy

This month’s Factsheet discusses the different items that Gluten & Dairy can be substituted for to make recipes allergen friendly. Substitutes for Allergens: Gluten & Dairy