PRESS AND MEDIA
The Allergy Team’s support for families living with food allergies and Sarah’s personal story have featured in the national press and media.
BBC News featured The Allergy Team’s research into free from food price increases and the impact on families. They spoke to Sarah about the burden of shopping with allergies and included some of our tips to keep costs down.
The Guardian picked up our parent survey about the impact of inflation on free from food prices and the impact it has at the checkout. This article highlights that for families living with food allergy, there is no option but to buy these products.
Thanks to the families who took part in this coverage after we were contacted by Sky News. This article looks into FSA research into the extra cost of free from shopping and includes a great quote from our Founder, Sarah.
A much-needed look at how hospitals cater for people with food allergies and asking if they do enough to ensure patients are safe. Includes a quote from Sarah about the additional vulnerability of people with allergies in hospital. (This article is behind a paywall).
The Allergy Team’s research into the cost of living and the burden of food price increases on families living with food allergy features in this article.
This article looks at the challenge of being allergic to a food that isn’t on the list of top 14 allergens, with a focus on pea. Journalist Hannah Fearn asks The Allergy Team and others if ingredients labelling for legumes need to change.
September 2021 The allergy epidemic: is a cure on the way?
Sarah’s personal account of raising two children with multiple food allergies was used to illustrate the challenges and anxieties of allergy families for this feature in Prospect magazine.
i News featured The Allergy Team’s Starting School course (for parents whose food-allergic children are about to start primary school) in this first-person piece.
New Food interviewed Sarah for an article looking at what causes allergy families stress when eating out and how restaurants can help them feel safe and comfortable.
Press & Media Enquiries
If you’re a journalist and would like to speak to The Allergy Team about the challenges of living with food allergies and our work supporting families, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.