Archives for September 2011

Allergy free cakes for any occasion from The Cake Crusader

Gluten free, dairy free and nut free cakes for special occasions from The Cake Crusader. Treat your child, wife or friend to a delicious celebration cake – and I promise you will not believe it’s a free-from cake – it tastes just as good as the real thing!

Is any food safe without a dedicated factory or production line?

May contain, not suitable for, made in a factory handling, produced on a line handling… all these label variations can get confusing. What do they mean? I examined the labels on a few products at Marks & Spencer…

Marks & Spencer food – accidentally dairy free!

How many products are accidentally dairy free? or free from other allergens? Here I examine a handful of products I found amongst the every-day food in Marks & Spencer.

Jext takes on EpiPen

Have you heard about the new auto-injector called Jext? ALK are no longer distributing the EpiPen as of September 2011, instead they are making their own Jext and are now in competition with EpiPen. Read on to find out more…

Can you be allergic to calcium lactate?

Calcium lactate sounds like it comes from milk, or lactose, but in fact it’s completely dairy free. Read on to find out what calcium lactate is and for a link to a list of ingredients that sound like dairy – but aren’t!

Find out where to buy Fria products online and in store

Find out where you can buy the amazing gluten free and dairy free Fria bread, rolls and cakes online and in stores – and don’t miss out on the buy-one-get-one-free offer on Gluten Free Foods Direct next week…

Champneys restaurant gets the thumbs up!

Imagine walking around a posh restaurant and gazing at all the fresh, healthy options available, noting which you can and can’t eat by reading the GF, DF, NF notes with full ingredients and information on fat, salt and sugar content. Sounds too good to be true?

New Swedish shop opens in High Street, Barnes, West London

A funky new all Swedish food store has opened in Barnes, London, and it stocks many gluten and dairy free products, including our favourite gluten free bakery company Fria. Read more about Annethe and TotallySwedish…

Sheila’s Cottage restaurant in Ambleside – great with allergies!

I know a great little place hidden away down a little cobbled side street in the lovely town of Ambleside in the Lake District. If you’re passing through or going there on holiday, try out Sheila’s Cottage – they couldn’t do enough!