Is pollen making you allergic to food?
At this time of year I get a lot of people suffering from hayfever come to see me. However, many of these are unaware of a condition called 'food pollen allergy syndrome' which means that people that react to certain pollens may cross react to similar proteins in food - often fruits, vegetables, spices and nuts. Often people only react to raw fruit or vegetables, not cooked and may experience an itching or burning sensation in or round the mouth, ears, eyes, nose or skin. The