Food allergies can be life threatening. The only way to manage a food allergy is by avoiding the food allergen.
If you suspect you or someone you care for has a food allergy, you should contact a doctor so you can be referred to a clinical immunology / allergy specialist or doctor with experience in food allergy for diagnosis and ongoing management.
The Allergen Collaboration has agreed to a number of key messages for consumers in regard to food allergy. These are listed below.