Below you will details and links to charities within the food service industry related to food allergens, food safety and general well being. We are not endorsed by the charities nor do we have links to the charities unless other wise stated. For further information or to contact the charities click on the links provided.
Allergen Related Charities
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is the only UK wide charity operating solely for the growing numbers of people at risk from severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis, The Anaphylaxis Campaign supports those at risk of severe allergies, and has been providing information and support to patients and their families for over 25 years.
Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially fatal allergic reaction. It seriously impedes the lives of those at risk. There is no treatment or cure for anaphylaxis – people at risk have two options: manage their condition and carry adrenaline.
The Anaphylaxis Campaign have created ‘A Guide for the Food Service Industry – Protecting Allergic Customers‘ to access the guide please click here
The Natasha Allergy Research Foundation (NARF)
The vision of NARF is to prevent and end allergic disease; it is also their mission to bring about positive change by focusing on law and policies, medical research and educating and raising allergy awareness. NARF want to ensure the needs of allergy sufferers are met in a meaningful way and to offer a real hope that will change the lives of all those living with this life threatening disease.
To do this they are securing serious funding for research projects with a view to end allergic disease is the foundation’s primary focus. All research breakthroughs will be published and pioneering research project results shared so that everyone can benefit.
Allergy UK is the leading national patient charity for people living with all types of allergy working with government, professional bodies, Healthcare Professionals and corporates towards their vision to help improve the lives of the millions of people with allergic disease.
There is a dedicated Helpline for people who need their help and support. Free factsheets provide information that is often badly needed to explain the symptoms and triggers that people with allergy are dealing with every day of their lives.
Allergy UK also have set up and Allergy Accreditation for caterers wishing to go the extra mile to provide for the FreeFrom customer
Coeliac UK have been the experts on coeliac disease and the gluten free diet for over 50 years. They are an independent charity helping people living without gluten to live happier, healthier lives.
With over 65,000 members they provide trustworthy advice and support, funding critical research into coeliac disease, working with healthcare professionals to improve diagnosis and fighting for better availability of gluten free food. And we do it all so that one day, no one’s life will be limited by gluten.
Coeliac UK also have accreditation schemes for food brands, manufacturers, caterers in either the private or public sector, a cafe owner, a restaurateur or a retailer large their can provide the appropriate accreditation for you