Should you eat almonds if you have a nut allergy?

The general rule when you have any nut allergy is often to avoid all other nuts, but is this always wise? When you consider the very high risk of cross contamination between nuts and obligatory ‘may contain’ warnings is it safer to just avoid all nuts? If test showed you were not allergic to almonds, would you risk it?

Bird’s Custard powder invented because of egg allergy!

Did you know that Bird’s custard was invented over a hundred years ago because of egg allergy. Yet we are constantly told that allergies are a new thing. Perhaps they’re not so new and people just suffered ill health in silence. Read on for more custard facts…