Freedom of information request response - 05665

FOI request

FOI ID number
Food Allergy

How many times have you had complaints after someone has had an allergic reaction to  food or drink  in a food or drink outlet in your area in: 

  • 2017-2018
  • 2016-2017
  • 2015-2016 

For each instance please let us know: 

  • What reaction the person buying the food or drink had?
  • Was it down to mislabelling or inadequate labelling? 
  • Was it down to contamination? 
  • What was the food or drink that was bought?
  • What outlet it was bought from?
  • The date it was bought?
  • What was the ingredient missed off of/misrepresented on the food or drink’s labelling?  
  • What action was taken by trading standards?
  • Did the instance result in the death of the person who consumed food/drink? 


Our response


Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request which has been logged with the reference number FOI 05665.

Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for trading standards.

See Freedom of Information at Cumbria County Council to redirect your query using their website.

Response date
18 October 2018