Doctor warns vegan foods up the allergy risk

There has been a huge increase in vegan offerings, yet those with food allergies face hazards that could be fatal, warns Dr Cecilia Trigg

It’s tough enough having food allergies, but these patients now appear to face additional, potentially fatal, risks if they try to follow a vegan diet, a UK doctor has warned.

Dr Cecilia Trigg
Allergy specialist Dr Cecilia Trigg.

London allergy specialist Dr Cecilia Trigg says reactions to vegan food has recently emerged as a common theme during consultations with her patients.