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Food Allergy Week 2017

May 14, 2017 

This week is Food Allergy Week (14-20 May 2017), an annual initiative that aims to raise awareness about the importance of understanding food allergies to help protect those at risk.

To find out about Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) activities during Food Allergy Week go to www.foodallergyaware.com.au

Membership of A&AA is now free and as a member you will receive regular communications including food products changes and recalls. To join go to www.allergyfacts.org.au/membership-application

Last week the Senate of the federal Australian government supported a Green’s motion by Senator Di Natale on Food Allergy Week acknowledging that it is an opportunity to highlight the high rates of food allergy in Australia and to encourage Australians to know how to respond to an allergy emergency www.greensmps.org.au/articles/food-allergy-week-2017 

Content updated 14 May 2017

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