Seafood allergies are one of the most common food allergies in the UK, and with global consumption of seafood increasing its essential to know what to look out for along with the symptoms and reactions it can cause.
There are many factors which have contributed to the increase in seafood consumption, some of these include:
- Fish and shellfish are coming into the UK from countries which have a big supply, and these foods are available plentifully.
- Supermarkets and food outlets having access to supplies of seafood.
- The nutritional value of these foods and the health benefit coming from the protein, vitamins and minerals they contain.
- Holiday destinations such as the Meditteranean being popular where seafood is a standard part of the diet.