Despite statistics showing increased cases of severe food allergies each year – nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish allergies there remains a real lack of public awareness about the potentially lethal consequences these allergies carry.
It is estimated that up to 250 million people may suffer from food allergies worldwide.
The ‘TRIGGER’ Food Allergy Awareness Initiative has been created by Australian journalist and mother GRACE FARAH, whose daughter suffers from severe food allergies.
“Unless you are a sufferer, their parent or caregiver, it is impossible to imagine the perpetual vigilance required to keep them safe” – Grace Farah
News and Events
A Melbourne-led study has found that mice with allergies to peanuts may beat the condition when they are fed high-fiber diets. The new Monash … Read More »
A recent proposal would have police officers carry epinephrine auto-injectors and trained in the use of them for medical emergencies. In many cases … Read More »
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the launch of our Trigger Food Allergy Awareness Initiative. What started out as a simple idea to make a film … Read More »
May is Food Allergy Awareness Month. Raising awareness to this growing public health issue is an important way to help those who manage allergies … Read More »
Rhymes can be an extremely useful learning tool to help children remember what to do in certain situations. Creating your own food allergy safety … Read More »
British Airways, who already have a nut-free snack policy on all flights, have now expanded their protection of passengers with severe nut allergies … Read More »
Currently nearly half a million Americans suffer from a sesame allergy and the number is increasing. Despite the rise, at this time, sesame is not … Read More »
The Telethon Kids Institute and University of WA will lead research into whether a mother’s high- fiber diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding could … Read More »