It is mandatory that anyone who packages, handles, and works with food can inform customers of allergens and ingredients within products. This Allergen training course will teach your staff a thorough understanding of allergens and the potential dangers surrounding them. Ensure your staff meet the current legislation in the UK.
By law, food handlers must be able to identify the 14 food allergens and understand why foods containing allergens must be handled carefully. Our Allergen training course teaches learners the difference between a food allergy and intolerance, allergic reactions and symptoms, the 14 allergens and products which contain them. It covers the responsibilities of the operator, what information should be on pre-packed food labels, and what you need to consider to keep customers safe.
This Allergen course is aimed at food handlers or anyone that works with food, whether it’s food production, packaging, distribution, processing, food retail or catering.
Currently, there are no known cures for food allergies and intolerances, and some cases can prove life-threatening. Ensuring your employees are trained can protect not only your company legally but also your customers medically.
The aim of this Food Allergen course is to greater increase your understanding of your responsibilities relating to the 14 allergens and your awareness of relevant legislation.
The key points covered in this course are:
With food allergen being important for all food companies, take a look at these frequent questions our training experts often get asked. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Anyone who works with food should receive training in Allergen Awareness, whether they handle, prepare, sell, or serve food. This Allergen training course is suitable for:
The 14 food allergens are celery, cereals containing gluten, crustaceans, eggs, fish, lupin, milk, molluscs (such as mussels and oysters), mustard, nuts (including almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, pistachios, and macadamia nuts), peanuts, sesame seeds, soybeans, and sulphur dioxide and sulphites.
Our online Allergen training course covers all of these, and which products can contain them. Enquire today by giving us a call or sending us a message.
Our online Allergen training courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.
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