Working Group 5 on Food Hypersensitivity

This the working group reviewing food hypersensitivity

Last updated: 16 June 2021

The Science Council Working Group on Food Hypersensitivity (WG5) was established in June 2019 and presenting the report of its findings to the FSA Board on 16 June 2021.

Final Report

The final report of this review was presented by the Chair of the Science Council to the FSA Chair on 27 May 2021.

Interim Report

Interim report of this review presented to the FSA Board on 16 September 2020 by Dr Paul Turner (the Working Group Chair).

Terms of reference

Working Group 5 on food hypersensitivity - Terms of Reference


Under the Science Council’s revised ways of working, all Council members contribute to the WG5 under the Chairmanship of Dr Paul Turner.


The interim report from the Working Group will be presented at the FSA Board on 16 September 2020. This can be watched live on the FSA Website



Associated documents

Priority setting exercise (PSE) protocol:

Project Report by Ipsos/MORI: Data analysis of food hypersensitivity survey results:  

Project Report by RSM: Rapid Evidence Assessment of Food Hypersensitivity literature.