House of Commons
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FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS
EDM #2082
Tabled 17 July 2008
2007-08 Session
That this House notes that in the last 20 years the number of people with food allergies has trebled; further notes with concern that last year 6,000 people were admitted to hospital with allergic reactions; recognises the importance of the proper handling of allergens in eating establishments; urges chefs and caterers in all eating establishments to improve their awareness of food allergens in their menus; and welcomes the Food Standards Agency's research in this area and its work to increase understanding of food allergens and intolerances amongst caterers and chefs to ensure that members of the public eating out are aware of all dietary restrictions.