Anaphylaxis Ireland is a member of the Patients Organisations Committee of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI). EAACI is an association of clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals, dedicated to improving the health of people affected by allergic diseases.
We are seeking comments from the public on the emerging topic of food allergen threshold levels (i.e. the lowest amount of an allergen that causes an allergic reaction). We would also like to know more about your knowledge and opinion on this topic and appreciate your taking the time to tell us a bit more about your current approach to managing food allergies when it comes to selecting foods, your knowledge of thresholds, and related matters.
The survey should take about 7 to 10 minutes to complete and there will be an opportunity to offer comments at the end.
The survey is available at the link below
This survey is designed for people with food allergies, the family members with whom they reside, and caregivers who purchase food for people with food allergies (such as babysitters and extended family members). This survey is not designed for institutional caregivers, such as day care operators or school personnel.
While the information that you provide will remain anonymous, we may include aggregate data and quotes in presentations, reports, and other publications. Information from this survey will be useful when we discuss food labeling and allergen threshold levels with others such as the food industry, food scientists, clinicians and researchers, government regulators, and patient groups.
This survey was launched on Monday, May 6th and will close on Monday May 20th. Please take the time to complete the survey during this fortnight