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
We are Anaphylaxis UK (formally Anaphylaxis Campaign prior to July 2022). We’ve been supporting people living with serious allergies as a charity for over 25 years, offering evidence-based information for individuals and their families, for businesses and for schools and other places of education.
While there’s no treatment or cure for anaphylaxis, we believe that by providing information, training and support, there is a brighter future for people living with serious allergies.
Anaphylaxis UK have created ‘A Guide for the Food Service Industry – Protecting Allergic Customers‘ just click on the link to access the guide.
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