This Food Allergy Awareness Training is an essential piece of training for those producing, selling or handling food. All staff handling food should have a thorough understanding of allergens and the potential dangers surrounding them.
- Learn what the 14 major allergens are and understand the seriousness of a reaction to an allergen
- Understand the PPDS changes (Natasha’s Law)
- Recognise the dangers of cross-contamination and know how to avoid it happening
In this first section, we will look at food hypersensitivity. This includes allergens, symptoms, severe allergic reactions, what food intolerances are and Coeliac disease.
In this section, we will look at the Laws about foods and food products that are there to keep consumers safe and will look at how allergens in food and drink should be declared.
In this final section, we look at what can be done to keep food safe. We will focus on the duty of care that producers of food products have to their consumers and look at risk assessments, storage, cleaning and identifying allergens.