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.
EpiPen expiry dates
For more information on the EpiPen, click here.
Anapen expiry datesJune 2014 - Anapen out of stock
The Anapen 150 and Anapen 300 adrenaline auto-injectors are out of stock indefinitely in New Zealand. More information is here.
For more information on the ANAPEN, click 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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Well Child book now includes information about allergies and eczema
The new Well Child Tamariki Ora Health Book (WCTO Health Book) is now being issued to parents of new babies.
Food recall: The Good Taste Co. Basil Pesto Aioli Dip
Use By 29 July 2014
La Bonne Cuisine’s representative Mike Pretty, Managing Director, said today that as a result of a labelling error a small number of tubs in one batch of the product has been incorrectly labelled and consequently does not declare the presence of the allergens egg and nuts (cashews).
Pretty said that the label on the lid of the recalled product states “Basil Pesto Aioli Dip” whereas the label on the pottle states “Cucumber & Mint Yoghurt Dip”. The product in the pottle is Basil Pesto Aioli Dip.
Allergy Today issue 149 available now
The latest issue of Allergy Today is out now and available from our shop online here.
What is in this issue?
- Emotional rescue
We are excited to announce that the 4 Ingredients Wellness Trilogy pack is now available for purchase on our website. Here for members and here for non members.
Children with allergies