CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

From time to time authors, bloggers, and journalists with an understanding of food allergies, contribute content to The Allergy Team’s website. We’re grateful for their rigorous research, breadth of knowledge and fresh perspective.

Emma Amoscato

Emma Amoscato

Emma has two children with multiple food allergies, she is passionate about empowering people with allergies and raising awareness to keep them safe. She’s also a journalist, blogger (Free From Farmhouse) and author of “Living with Allergies: Practical Tips for All the Family” (2019) and “You, Me and Food Allergies” (2020).

Alexa Baracaia

Alexa Baracaia

Alexa is a freelance journalist, author and mum to a son with multiple food allergies. She founded the popular, weekly Twitter forum #allergyhour and has campaigned against blanket ‘may contain’ labelling. She describes herself as “living with two shouty children and a lot of Lego” but has also found time to write her first book, ‘My Family and Food Allergies: the All You Need to Know Guide‘ (2021).

Sophie Barton

Sophie Barton

Sophie is a journalist and editor, who specialises in wellbeing. She has over 20 years’ experience writing and editing for the national press and was previously the Executive Editor of Closer magazine. Sophie lives in the West Country and describes herself as a lover of all things chocolate!

Claire Newbon

Claire Newbon

Claire is a freelance writer and editor and former News Editor of Grazia magazine. She’s worked for a number of national newspapers, specialising in features, lifestyle and entertainment. When she’s not interviewing inspiring women and writing online content, Claire is busy bringing up her children and running a website connecting media freelancers with publications.