Articles tagged with: allergies

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Food allergy or intolerance? Here’s a handy hint.

If you’re allergic to one of the allergens that have to be declared on food labels or have a particular food intolerance then you’re probably an avid reader of the fine print on food labels. However, there are times when this may not help you. Here’s a handy hint to help bridge that gap.

20 May 2020 by Guest post

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...

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