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# allergy - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Chocolate-covered coffee beans recalled due to possible undeclared almonds
# FSAI
# FSAI

Chocolate-covered coffee beans recalled due to possible undeclared almonds

Nov 11th 2020, 12:59 PM 14,869 Views 7 Comments

‘Truffle Fairy Chocolate Coffee Beans’ sold between 15 September and 6 November are being recalled.

# allergy - Monday 25 November, 2019

School ordered to pay €3,500 over refusal to take TY student on school trip over severe nut allergy
# Payout
# Payout

School ordered to pay €3,500 over refusal to take TY student on school trip over severe nut allergy

Nov 25th 2019, 11:44 AM 49,911 Views 91 Comments

The school felt that the student needed supervision that could not be provided by the two staff members.

# allergy - Monday 19 November, 2018

'Game-changer' treatment allows highly allergic children to eat peanuts
# Peanut Allergy
# Peanut Allergy

'Game-changer' treatment allows highly allergic children to eat peanuts

Nov 19th 2018, 8:43 AM 18,127 Views 16 Comments

A total of 496 young people aged four to 17 years old took part in the two-year trial.

# allergy - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Undeclared mustard in batch of ham could be unsafe for consumers
# Allergy
# Allergy

Undeclared mustard in batch of ham could be unsafe for consumers

Oct 9th 2018, 5:37 PM 25,991 Views 22 Comments

The batch of Brady Family ham was sold in several stores.

# allergy - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap
# Food Allergies
# Food Allergies

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Jul 25th 2018, 5:57 PM 43,542 Views 41 Comments

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

# allergy - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way
# Children
# Children

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way

Feb 20th 2018, 7:37 PM 9,483 Views 6 Comments

A US company has conducted research on young children.

# allergy - Monday 12 February, 2018

Filmmakers apologise after complaints over allergy scene in Peter Rabbit movie
# Fur Pas
# Fur Pas

Filmmakers apologise after complaints over allergy scene in Peter Rabbit movie

Feb 12th 2018, 1:25 PM 31,957 Views 70 Comments

The scene involved a character who has fruit thrown at him and has to use an EpiPen.

# allergy - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Tesco chocolate cake recalled as packaging doesn't outline it contains walnuts
# Recall
# Recall

Tesco chocolate cake recalled as packaging doesn't outline it contains walnuts

Jan 9th 2018, 4:01 PM 16,487 Views 18 Comments

The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.

# allergy - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study
# Misconception
# Misconception

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study

Oct 28th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,792 Views 18 Comments

Shellfish and peanut allergies were the most common among US adults.

# allergy - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Have you ever told a restaurant you have a food allergy when you don't?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever told a restaurant you have a food allergy when you don't?

Jul 26th 2017, 12:49 PM 22,326 Views 87 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# allergy - Monday 9 January, 2017

Two men arrested in England after teenage girl 'dies from eating takeaway'
# Negligence
# Negligence

Two men arrested in England after teenage girl 'dies from eating takeaway'

Jan 9th 2017, 8:49 PM 82,299 Views 22 Comments

Megan Lee had eaten food from an Indian takeaway before suffering an apparent allergic reaction.

# allergy - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:42 PM 38,246 Views 35 Comments

The boy suffers from severe allergic reactions after ingestion of wheat-based foods followed by physical exercise.

# allergy - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

If you're allergic to cow's milk, be careful with this coconut milk
# Coconut Milk
# Coconut Milk

If you're allergic to cow's milk, be careful with this coconut milk

Dec 1st 2015, 6:26 PM 18,314 Views 13 Comments

Milk protein (casein) was detected in a batch of Koh Coconut Milk.

# allergy - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Gluten found in 'gluten free' Tesco brownies
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

Gluten found in 'gluten free' Tesco brownies

Jun 10th 2015, 8:51 AM 13,265 Views 27 Comments

The supermarket chain is now recalling all batches of the brownie bars.

# allergy - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Now Tesco has recalled one of its products because of nut worries
# Undeclared
# Undeclared

Now Tesco has recalled one of its products because of nut worries

Feb 18th 2015, 10:57 PM 45,388 Views 29 Comments

Got nut allergies? Here are the facts about the latest scares

# allergy - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

A catastrophe waiting to happen? A child could die from allergies while in school
# EpiPen
# EpiPen

A catastrophe waiting to happen? A child could die from allergies while in school

Feb 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 22,342 Views 43 Comments

1 in 5 anaphylactic reactions happen in school but teachers not required to administer medicine

# allergy - Friday 23 January, 2015

EpiPens could be made more widely available after death of 14-year-old girl
# Adrenaline
# Adrenaline

EpiPens could be made more widely available after death of 14-year-old girl

Jan 23rd 2015, 6:45 AM 11,247 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Health is considering the move.

# allergy - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Opinion: You can make Halloween less scary for children with food allergies
# Trick Or Treat
# Trick Or Treat

Opinion: You can make Halloween less scary for children with food allergies

Oct 29th 2014, 1:07 PM 45 Views 14 Comments

For kids with food allergies, trick-or-treating has been something to avoid – but that could change with a new idea that’s gaining popularity.

# allergy - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Got a nut allergy and due to fly? Here's what you can do
# Don't Go Nuts
# Don't Go Nuts

Got a nut allergy and due to fly? Here's what you can do

Aug 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 21,784 Views 48 Comments

One family is faced with not bringing their child to meet his grandparents because of his allergies.

# allergy - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Mother of allergy-shock victim to politicians: "Emma's death was so avoidable"
# EpiPen
# EpiPen

Mother of allergy-shock victim to politicians: "Emma's death was so avoidable"

Jun 24th 2014, 7:22 PM 28,993 Views 61 Comments

An Oireachtas committee heard this evening calls for the widespread availability of epipens and increased awareness of fatal allergies.

# allergy - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Opinion: Hold the gluten please! Why we all need to understand coeliac disease
# Gluten-free
# Gluten-free

Opinion: Hold the gluten please! Why we all need to understand coeliac disease

May 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 542 Views 58 Comments

The demand for gluten-free foods is ever-increasing and many are wondering what the gluten-free craze is about. Dr Edel Keaveney fills us in …

# allergy - Friday 18 April, 2014

Mother campaigns for EpiPens to be widely available after her daughter died on O'Connell St
# Online Petition
# Online Petition

Mother campaigns for EpiPens to be widely available after her daughter died on O'Connell St

Apr 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 23,429 Views 85 Comments

Emma Sloan died within 20 minutes of her allergic reaction.

# allergy - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Could building up immunity be the key to fighting peanut allergy?
# Nuts
# Nuts

Could building up immunity be the key to fighting peanut allergy?

Jan 30th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,906 Views 7 Comments

An academic trial which treated allergic children with peanut protein over the course of six months yielded some positive results.

# allergy - Friday 20 December, 2013

Poll: Should pharmacists in Ireland be given wider powers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pharmacists in Ireland be given wider powers?

Dec 20th 2013, 9:26 AM 25,752 Views 256 Comments

It has been reported that pharmacy was unable to give a 14-year-old’s mother an adrenaline shot without a prescription when the teen took a fatal allergic reaction.

# allergy - Monday 24 December, 2012

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying

Dec 24th 2012, 3:55 PM 5,090 Views 11 Comments

The authors of a new study have said parents and doctors should routinely ask children with food allergies about bullying.

# allergy - Friday 2 November, 2012

Organisations honoured for putting food safety first
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Organisations honoured for putting food safety first

Nov 2nd 2012, 4:09 PM 5,462 Views 2 Comments

The awards were presented today as part of a conference which focused on the dangers associated with food allergies and cross contamination.

# allergy - Monday 29 October, 2012

Food allergies are on rise in Ireland
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Food allergies are on rise in Ireland

Oct 29th 2012, 8:45 AM 10,926 Views 36 Comments

Five per cent of children and three per cent of adults suffer from food allergies.

# allergy - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Column: I have coeliac disease. Why can’t I get a meal in many hotels?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I have coeliac disease. Why can’t I get a meal in many hotels?

Aug 4th 2012, 7:00 PM 617 Views 74 Comments

An estimated 45,000 people in Ireland have coeliac disease, writes Kelly Hamilton. So why aren’t they being catered for?

# allergy - Monday 18 June, 2012

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls

Jun 18th 2012, 5:36 PM 4,083 Views 8 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said that manufacturers of food in Ireland need to strengthen their allergen labelling and control policies.

# allergy - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Hay fever sufferers 'take time off work and avoid sex'
# Hay Fever
# Hay Fever

Hay fever sufferers 'take time off work and avoid sex'

May 3rd 2012, 12:33 PM 3,919 Views 10 Comments

Hay fever sufferers are tired, take time off work, and avoid sex due to their symptoms, a new survey shows.

# allergy - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Man to face trial over dog sex death
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man to face trial over dog sex death

Jul 14th 2011, 2:06 PM 20,004 Views 0 Comments

A 47-year-old woman died in Limerick in October 2008 after a sex act with an Alsation dog. A man has been charged with buggery with an animal and now faces trial.

# allergy - Friday 8 July, 2011

Woman died from allergic reaction to sex with dog
# Courts
# Courts

Woman died from allergic reaction to sex with dog

Jul 8th 2011, 8:40 AM 390,721 Views 0 Comments

A man appears in court after allegedly ordering his Alsatian dog to have sex with a woman who died as a result.