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British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)
Tel: 020 7404 0278
Produces a regularly updated list of NHS allergy clinics throughout the country.
Tel: 01494 437278
Helpline: 0870 444 8804
The UK organization for information and advice for people with coeliac disease.
The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
www.foodallergy.org US-based organization dedicated to providing information on all aspects of allergy.
Food Standards Agency
Tel: 020 7276 8000 Publications: 0845 606 0667 www.foodstandards.gov.uk
Tel: 020 7833 3034 Helpline: 0800 581420 [email protected] www.medicalert.org.uk Wearable emergency identification items for people with hidden medical conditions and allergies. Supported by a 24-hour emergency helpline, which accepts reverse charge calls from anywhere in the world in over 100 languages.
USEFUL FOOD SUPPLIERS
www.crayves.co.uk For delicious organic wheat-, gluten- and dairy-free muffins, cereals, and baked goods.
www.dovesfarm.co.uk Producers of organic gluten-free flours and mixes, breakfast cereals and cereal bars, savoury biscuits, quick yeast, and flapjacks.
www.ecomil.com Leading European manufacturer of a wide range of organic non-dairy nut drinks.
Glutafin Careline: 01225 711 801 [email protected] www.glutafin.co.uk Emphasizes enjoyment of eating and cooking, with a wide range of tasty gluten-free products. Good tips on how to make the most of their flour mixes.
Gluten Free Foods
www.glutenfree-foods.co.uk For gluten-free biscuits, bread, cakes, cereals, crackers and crispbreads, flour and bread mixes, pasta, and savoury snacks.
Holland and Barrett
www.hollandandbarrett.com A UK-wide health food chain selling mainly grocery and packaged goods. A few branches have refrigerated sections.
www.infinityfoods.co.uk For organic products such as gluten-free grains, speciality and gluten-free flours, dried fruit, nuts and seeds, beans, and pulses.
www.juvela.co.uk For gluten-free bread, biscuits, pasta, pizza bases, plus useful information on coeliac disease and on supplies on prescription.
For every kind and flavour of rice cakes plus other snack foods.
Marigold Health Foods
www.marigoldhealthfoods.com Delicious vegetable bouillon powder (including some gluten free) and nutritional yeast flakes (for cheeseless dairy-free sauces).
www.orgran.com Terrific supplier of everything from gluten-free pastas to eggfree pancake mixes. A leading brand to look out for as it's totally focused on health and nutrition.
www.plamilfoods.co.uk Supply egg-free mayonnaise, dairy-free chocolate and carob, and quality alternatives to milk.
Redwood Foods www.redwoodfoods.co.uk Dairy-free cheese alternatives that melt, taste, look, and even smell like cheese. Cheezly range now includes "super-melting" Cheddar and Mozzarella-style slices, as well as blocks in Edam, Gouda, and Mozzarella flavours.
www.tastethedream.eu A lactose-free milk alternative for anyone who is lactose intolerant or allergic to milk protein.
Sanchi Japanese Foods
www.sanchi.co.uk Sells tamari - a gluten-free soy sauce suitable for coeliacs and people who are gluten intolerant.
www.tigerwhitedrinks.com Main brand is Tiger White, from chufa (tiger roots) - a dairy free and soya free alternative to milk.
www.tofutti.com Dairy-free products from a US company, some of them available in the UK. Good source of soya cream cheese.
www.trufree.co.uk A useful website with a large range of wheat- and gluten-free products widely available in "free from" sections in supermarkets.
www.village-bakery.com Organic, artisanal wheat-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free breads, cakes, bars, and biscuits produced to high standards in a dedicated contamination-free bakery.
Let's Eat Out: Your Passport to Living Gluten and Allergy Free. Kim Koeller and Robert La France. R&R Publishing. www.allergyfreepassport.com Good book for coeliacs and its associated website is a great source of links and information.
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