It doesn’t have to be hard cheese when you are vegan or go dairy or lactose free. The free-from market has picked up recently and there’s a ton of cheesy offerings out there. Here is Karen Woodford’s pick of the best goodies… DAIRY-FREE AND VEGAN CHEESES Sainsbury’s Wensleydale Cheese with Cranberries, £2.25 This looks the part […]


I felt like a kid on Christmas Day when I discovered the lovely Jon O’Connell (founder of Chocology in York) had sent me some dairy and gluten-free chocolate truffles to test. These sweet treats are also vegan. Bonus. They looked almost too good to eat – beautifully packaged and labelled. But I managed in the […]


I wrote a blog when my eldest daughter, Megan, first started school (http://safereating.co.uk/lessons-in-gluten-free-school-dinners-will-my-mini-coeliacs-new-school-pass-the-test/). She has coeliac disease so I was really worried about whether they could cater for her safely. We were lucky as the school is really clued up on dietary requirements and even has a dietitian, who goes through the menus. They also […]


On the 31st March, the Department of Health opened a consultation on the NHS prescribing of gluten-free foods. The public can give their views by completing a survey found at this link. The consultation closes on the 22nd June 2017. Safer Eating fears that the public has been mis-sold facts in the government’s push to make drastic cuts across […]