Welcome to the Irish Food Allergy Network

This site is intended as a guide to assist those who, through their work, encounter children and families affected by food allergy.

The site content is intended for use by regulated healthcare professionals.  Its aim is to help in diagnosing and managing suspected food allergy by regulated health care staff in community and hospital settings.  Reproduction of content or referencing IFAN outside of this context requires advance permission, please contact us.

We welcome your feedback and comments.  This site is a work in progress, it will be modified according to feedback received by you-its users.

Latest News

Nutrition Allergy School comes to Cork in September 2022


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Baked milk accelerates cow’s milk allergic infants’ progress on a milk ladder programme

For open access to the study click here

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Food allergy across the globe

See the JACI December published abstract of this review here Get open access to...

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Anaphylaxis editorial 2021.

To view the recent JACI publication by Stafford, Patel and Turner click here

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COVID-19 Vaccine information for Parents/Carers of Children and Adolescents aged over 12yrs with allergies, attending at Children’s Health Ireland (CHI).

Information correct as of July 29, 2021. Will be updated depending on NIAC guidelines-for...

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Practice guidelines for childcare and schools 2021.

Visit the recent JACI publication at this link

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The microbial origins of food allergy

Article from JACI March 2021. See here for pdf

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Preventing the development of food allergy in infants and young children: an EAACI 2020 guidance update.

To review the most recent recommendations please see here

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IFAN Podinars for Healthcare Professionals.

IFAN Allergy Podinar Series: Episode 1 is available to listen to now by clicking...

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The impact of introducing allergenic foods on gut microbiota in infancy

See recent JACI article here  

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