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Honorary 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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  • EpiPen Junior – Expiry October 2016
  • EpiPen Adult – Expiry March 2017

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Food Allergies - undeclared allergens

If you suspect that there is an undeclared allergen in a food, contact MPI Food Safety on 0800 693 721, or by email: info@mpi.govt.nz 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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Allergy Today Autumn issue out now!

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The Autumn issue of Allergy Today is out and on its way to subscribers soon! Non-subscribers can pick their copy up here

Issue #156 offers first aid kit tips for Epipen users and facts on gut microbiomes. There’s a feature on managing symptoms of salicylate sensitivity, a case study of allergies on board with the Navy and much more. 

Latest food recalls

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Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Favourites Chocolate Chip Cookies (also frozen)

Redwood Pacific Ltd will be recalling the following products due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk).
 
Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Favourites Chocolate Chip Cookies 150g
 
Jacobsen’s Bakery brand Disney Frozen Chocolate Chip Cookies 150g
 
All lot codes are included in this recall.
 
The product is imported from Denmark by Redwood Pacific Limited and was sold in Countdown and The Warehouse stores throughout New Zealand.

This MPI consumer recall notification is here.
 
 

Update on EpiPen expiry dates

  • EpiPen Junior – Expires October 2016
  • EpiPen Adult – Expires March 2017
For more information on the EpiPen and to register for the EpiClub, click here.
 

New recipe book in the online store

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Deliciousness alert!

We've added a new book to our online store - Food for Life - Friendly Food : The Essential Guide to Avoiding Allergies, Additives and Problem Chemicals

 
Full of delicious recipes for people who are avoiding food chemicals, gluten, dairy, eggs, nuts and soy, Australia's leading allergy experts clearly explain what food chemicals are, how they affect us and how we can avoid them. Packed full of imaginative recipes for all lifestyles and ages, this complete guide to chemical-free eating covers family meals and outings, school lunches, entertaining, snacks and drinks, sweet treats and baking. A simple guide to using the recipes and a list of food additive codes makes this an invaluable aid for all health-conscious people today. 

Allergy NZ Members have been offered a special price of $30 (non-members $35). 

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Anaphylaxis Campaign - #takethekit

Our friends at Anaphylaxis Campaign have recently released a hard-hitting short film to alert severely allergic young people to the importance of carrying their Adrenaline Auto-Injector (AAI), the first line of treatment for anaphylaxis. Watch the video here.

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