Extreme allergies: ‘I couldn’t even eat an apple’

What it’s like if you can’t eat any raw fruit and vegetables? It sounds inconvenient, limiting and potentially unhealthy.

But what if you add to that dairy, soya, gluten, lactose, nuts and seafood?

That means no bread, milk, cheese, yoghurt, cereal, fish, pasta, pizza, bought sauces, cakes, biscuits and chocolate and the list goes on.

This is the reality for one lady, who has to live by an “exhaustive, extraordinarily long list” of banned foods due to her allergies and intolerances.

Allergy Therapeutics (LON:AGY) is an international commercial biotechnology group focused on the treatment and diagnosis of allergic disorders, including immunotherapy vaccines that have the potential to cure disease. The Group sells proprietary and third-party products from its subsidiaries in nine major European countries and via distribution agreements in an additional fourteen countries. Its broad pipeline of products in clinical development include vaccines for grass, tree and house dust mite, and peanut allergy vaccine in pre-clinical development. Adjuvant systems to boost performance of vaccines outside allergy are also in development.

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