Allergen Awareness: Online Training
This allergen awareness online training course has been designed to comply with the new EU legislation law which came into force in December 2014.
This module will show you how to provide allergy information on pre-packed or unpackaged foods. It will cover what effects allergies may have to the body, considerations of allergies in the factory, How allergenic ingredients should be displayed on a label, Identifying allergens in example of dishes in the restaurant and How food businesses should be providing consumers with allergen information about the non-prepacked food they serve.
- Developed by professionals
- Accredited by The CPD Accreditation Group
- 100% online, learn at your own time and pace
- Translates into over 100 different languages
- Instant certificate downloaded
Who is the training for?
This training is suitable to all staff working within Adult Health and Social Care.
When will I get my certificate?
Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.
As this course has been accredited by the CPD Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.
Course Outline: Allergen Awareness Online Training
Providing Allergy Information on Pre-packed or Unpackaged Foods:
- Understanding the legal requirements and best practices for providing clear and accurate allergy information on food packaging.
- Exploring different methods and formats for displaying allergen information, such as labels, tags, or online platforms.
- Learning how to effectively communicate allergy information to consumers to ensure their safety and informed food choices.
Effects of Allergies on the Body:
- Examining the physiological and immunological responses of the human body to allergens.
- Understanding the range of allergic reactions, from mild to severe, and the potential health risks they pose.
- Learning how to recognize and respond to allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, in different settings.
Considerations of Allergies in the Factory:
- Exploring the importance of allergen management in food manufacturing facilities.
- Learning about cross-contamination risks and how to prevent allergen contamination during food processing and handling.
- Understanding the role of effective cleaning procedures, segregation measures, and staff training in ensuring allergen control.
Displaying Allergenic Ingredients on Labels:
- Understanding the regulatory requirements for declaring allergenic ingredients on food labels.
- Learning how to accurately identify and list allergens in ingredient lists, emphasizing clarity and consistency.
- Exploring the potential risks associated with hidden or undeclared allergenic ingredients and strategies to mitigate those risks.
Identifying Allergens in Restaurant Dishes:
- Developing skills to identify common allergens in dishes served in restaurants and food establishments.
- Learning about cross-contact risks during food preparation and ways to prevent allergen contamination.
- Exploring strategies for effectively communicating allergen information to customers and providing appropriate menu advice.
Providing Allergen Information for Non-prepacked Food:
- Understanding the legal obligations and best practices for food businesses in providing allergen information for non-prepacked or loose food items.
- Exploring different communication methods, such as menus, signage, oral communication, or online platforms, to inform consumers about allergens.
- Learning how to handle customer queries and special dietary requests related to allergens in a professional and responsible manner.
Key Points on Allergen Training
- This module will show you how to provide allergy information on pre-packed or unpackaged foods.
- It will cover what effects allergies may have to the body,
- Considerations of allergies in the factory,
- How allergenic ingredients should be displayed on a label,
- Identifying allergens in example of dishes in the restaurant and
- How food businesses should be providing consumers with allergen information about the non-prepacked food they serve.