• LGC Guidance Videos on Food Allergy and the catering sector

    Food allergy is an IgE mediated adverse reaction to food proteins. In the UK about 1-2% of adults and 5-8% of children are reported to have a diagnosed food allergy. Many more worry about allergy and food intolerance and the prevalence appears to be increasing. Allergen recalls cost the food industry £millions across the UK and in 2014 all caterers will be obliged by law to give allergen information.

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What we do - Making it crystal clear

  • Putting things in Perspective

    The day to day work carried out by the members of the APA has a direct effect on our daily lives — from the food that we eat to the air we breathe, from checking the safety of children's toys to providing a frontline emergency response unit for chemical leaks.

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  • Case studies

    View some recent case studies of work carried out by members of the APA showcasing the diverse range of instances where our members get involved.

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