Beef stroganoff

The entry deadline for the 2015 FreeFrom Eating Out Awards has been extended to September 15th in response to requests from entrants on holiday over the original August deadline. See here for last year's winners.


FFEOS winners

Recipe ideas for a dairy, nut, celery, tomato, soya and gluten free summer buffet... For more ideas for late summer entertaining check our recipes files with over 700 gluten and dairy free dishes, many of which are also egg, nut, soya, and corn free.


FFEOS winners

A court in Toulouse has recognised electrosensitivity as a handicap qualifying sufferers to receive disability benefit. Read more about electrosensitivity and see Dr Erica Mallery Blythe's presentations.


Boy scratching

'I know it looks horrible seeing someone scratching. You're thinking it will never heal if we keep scratching and may even leave scars. This may be true but it's just not that simple. If it was we would all just stop scratching today and eczema would be a distant memory...'


May contain nuts

We review Wild Thing's new paleo bars, Healthy Nibbles' gluten, dairy, nut, vegan and sugar free snacks in vending machines in Scotland and inside the M25 – plus many more here.


May contain nuts

An introduction to the perils of toxic metals and how to avoid them from Rachel Nicoll of the BSEM.
For more on the perils not only of toxic metals but pesticides, fluoride and other environmental hazards see our environment section.


May contain nuts

Corn, dairy, egg, gluten, lactose, soya, wheat and refined sugar free ices for a steaming hot weekend.... And check out all of our other dairy, egg and gluten free 'ices' here.


May contain nuts

Burning Mouth Syndrome - could there be a histamine connection?
For much, much more on histamine sensitivity and intolerance see our histamine section and histamine expert, Dr Janice Joneja's Q & A series


Purse

Coeliac Sue Cane gives lots of suggestions on how to eat gluten-free without breaking the bank. Read more...
For many other articles on the management of coeliac disease click here.


Purse

The Unicode Technical Committee recently considered creating emoji characters for food allergens but how effective are pictograms as opposed to words when dealing with food allergens? Read more...
And... Consumer attitudes to precautionary 'may contain' labeling - by Lynne Regent, CEO of the Anaphylaxis Campaign. Read more...


Toxic metals

A talk given by Rachel Nicoll of the British Society for Environmental Medicine. Part of a study day on toxic metals and their effect on health held at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in July. Read more...
For many other articles on environmental conditions see here.


Dr Janice Joneja

As part of her Q&A series Dr Joneja received two questions, one about salicylate intolerance and one about histamine and FODMAP intolerance. But in both cases Dr Joneja felt that 'an appropriate elimination diet, followed by sequential incremental dose challenge would be the only way to determine the foods responsible for the diverse symptoms catalogued'. As she says, the process can be tedious and time-consuming, but the results will justify the effort involved. Read on....
For more on the management of food allergy and intolerance see here.