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Great support and awareness raising.

Food Allergy Week is in the month of May each year.

If you would like to be added to our list to receive further information about Food Allergy Week please contact us with Food Allergy Week in the subject line.

Be Aware

Australia has one of the highest reported incidences of food allergies in the world, and the numbers are growing at an alarming rate. In fact, one in 10 babies born in Australia today will develop a food allergy.

An allergic reaction can quickly become life threatening and people can die from food allergy. While the risk cannot be removed, it can be managed. It’s up to all of us to be allergy aware – to know how to minimise the risk of a reaction, to know what to do if a reaction happens, and to understand and support family, friends and colleagues living with food allergies.

2019

See the outcomes of Food Allergy Week 2019 in the report:  pdfFood Allergy Week 2019 Evaluation Report4.36 MB

Food Allergy Week 2019 Key Achievements

The week helps increase awareness of food allergy in an effort to promote understanding, and ultimately help to protect those at risk.

Every year the support and promotion we receive through our members during Food Allergy Week is fantastic.

We strongly encourage you to get involved to help us share our important message.

2018

Report on FAW 2018 

2017

The 2017 Campaign was a  remarkable successpdfFAW_Evaluation_20172.48 MB

Report on FAW 2017

 

2016

Our 2016 Campaign was a great success. See our pdf2016 Food Allergy Week report1.48 MB

Report on FAW 2016

 

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IN AN EMERGENCY

If you are having an allergic reaction follow advice on your ASCIA Action Plan.

If in doubt, give the Anapen® or EpiPen®.

Do not call us for emergency advice.

If you do not have an ASCIA Action Plan and/or an Anapen® or EpiPen® call triple zero (000) for an ambulance.