Food Allergies - undeclared allergensIf you suspect that there is an undeclared allergen in a food, contact MPI Food Safety on 0800 00 83 33, or by email: email@example.com.
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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 New Zealand’s 2019 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 18 September. The Annual Report was approved (for a copy go here). The Board was elected/re-elected as for 2019/20 as follows:
Latest food recalls
2 October 2019:
Food Recall – Undeclared allergen - Milk
Foodstuffs Own Brands is recalling all batches and all dates of its Pams brand Dark Chocolate Buttons due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). People with a milk allergy or intolerance should not consume this product.
Food recall - undeclared allergens: soy, egg, fish and sesame
St Veyron Trading Ltd is recalling all batches and all dates of Uni-President (TY) Soup Daren brand Instant Noodles (various flavours) as the presence of allergens (soy, egg, fish and sesame) may or may not be declared on the label. If you are not allergic or intolerant to any of the listed allergens or have purchased the products imported by another business, this recall does not affect you.here
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2018 Food Allergen Labelling GuideThere are now 10 food allergens which must be declared on labels, and/or information provided on food for sale. Allergy New Zealand’s 2018 Food Allergen Labelling Guide is available here.
Guide to ACC Cover for Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)January 2018
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Hospitality training video27 July, 2016
Aimed at front-of-house staff, this video describes steps to take in serving a customer with food allergies.
Find more information here.
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.