Honorary AmbassadorHonorary Ambassador, Sir Peter Charles Leitch QSM, became involved with Allergy New Zealand because of his grandson, Ruben's, severe food allergies. His support and generosity over the past few years is immeasurable.
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Guidelines for Fonterra's Milk in schools programmeIf you are worried about the issues that may rise with the roll out of Fonterra's Milk for school programme, the below guidelines will help. Parents are welcome to take these to their school and discuss with the teachers etc.
- Fonterra's milk in schools guidelines are available here. These should be read in conjunction with our ‘Allergy and Anaphylaxis Guidelines for Early Childhood Services and Schools’ available here
- For further information on the Fonterra Milk for Schools pilot project in the Northland region, go to the Fonterra website here
Food Allergies - undeclared allergensIf you suspect that there is an undeclared allergen in a food, contact MPI Food Safety on 0800 693 721, or by email: email@example.com or your local Public Health Unit.
For more details go to MPI Food Safety here
Information on potential food allergens that must be declared on food labels or made available to you if you ask for it. See the Food Smart website here
Children with allergies