Articles tagged with: allergies

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat MSG and glutamate sensitivity

Are you glutamate-sensitive? Difficult, as it’s impossible to avoid ALL glutamates. They’re natural components of a wide number of foods, but you can avoid big doses (which most likely will trigger symptoms) by implementing the following the three steps.

14 August 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

March 2018 Foodwatch Newsletter -  Coping with allergies, competition winner and more

March 2018 Foodwatch Newsletter - Coping with allergies, competition winner and more

It's March already and Easter is just around the corner! How the year is flying by! Take a look at what's in the Foodwatch March...

27 March 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What do the “May contain traces” statements mean on food and can my allergic child have them?

Q. What do the “May contain traces” statements mean on food and can my allergic child have them?

A. The statement 'May contain traces of ..." is put onto food labels when manufacturers believe that the food is at risk of...

26 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What do 'no preservatives, no artificial colours and no artificial flavours'  really mean?

Q. What do 'no preservatives, no artificial colours and no artificial flavours' really mean?

[THE QUESTION IN FULL] Q. Why do some products state 'no preservatives, no artificial colours and no artificial flavours' but the...

30 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  What does the term MILK SOLIDS mean on a food label?

Q. What does the term MILK SOLIDS mean on a food label?

A.   ‘Milk solids’ refers to the dried powder left after all the water is removed from liquid milk. It is similar to...

16 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What does the warning on artificially sweetened products Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine mean?

Q. What does the warning on artificially sweetened products Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine mean?

A. People with phenylketonuria are born with an inherited condition that stops their body from properly breaking down the amino...

5 August 2013 by Catherine Saxelby