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Food Allergy Awareness

EDM number 2082 in 2007-08, proposed by Timothy Farron on 17/07/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Food, Health education and preventive medicine and Health services.

That this House notes that in the last 20 years the number of people with food allergies has trebled; further notes with concern that last year 6,000 people were admitted to hospital with allergic reactions; recognises the importance of the proper handling of allergens in eating establishments; urges chefs and caterers in all eating establishments to improve their awareness of food allergens in their menus; and welcomes the Food Standards Agency's research in this area and its work to increase understanding of food allergens and intolerances amongst caterers and chefs to ensure that members of the public eating out are aware of all dietary restrictions.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs.

Tim Farron17/07/2008Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratProposed
Peter Bottomley17/07/2008Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Michael Jabez Foster21/07/2008Hastings and RyeLabourSeconded
Alan Meale21/07/2008MansfieldLabourSeconded
Rudi Vis21/07/2008Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSeconded
Brian Iddon21/07/2008Bolton South EastLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock21/07/2008Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Hunter21/07/2008CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
David Taylor21/07/2008North West LeicestershireLabourSigned
Andrew Dismore21/07/2008HendonLabourSigned
Ann Cryer21/07/2008KeighleyLabourSigned
John McDonnell21/07/2008Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Lynne Jones21/07/2008Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins21/07/2008Luton NorthLabourSigned
Adrian Sanders21/07/2008TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Brian Jenkins22/07/2008TamworthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn22/07/2008Islington NorthLabourSigned
Janet Dean22/07/2008BurtonLabourSigned
David Drew22/07/2008StroudLabourSigned
Andrew George22/07/2008St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Truswell22/07/2008PudseyLabourSigned
Betty Williams22/07/2008ConwyLabourSigned
John Leech22/07/2008Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams22/07/2008Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Dai Davies07/10/2008Blaenau GwentIndependentSigned

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