eLearning
Allergen Awareness

This course introduces learners to the rules and legislation around food labelling and catering in relation to food allergies and allergenic ingredients. It has been designed to ensure operators comply with the new EU law which came into force on the 13th December 2014.

  • Identify the 14 allergens (and products which contain them) that must be labelled as being present in foods
  • State the applicable law
  • State important definitions in relation to where food is sold and how it is packaged
  • Define food allergy and allergic reactions in the body
  • List symptoms of allergic reactions
  • Outline the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance
  • Outline the key rules and legislation surrounding food labelling and catering
  • State which staff are impacted by legislation
  • Identify the responsibilities of the operator and the consumer in relation to the provision of allergen information

Course details

Duration: 1-2 hours

Course type: eLearning

candidates: 1 per licence

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*Workshops and courses are priced per person and can be booked for up to 6 candidates to attend, subject to social distancing requirements. Prices include the appropriate examination fee only, course books or booklets are additional. A 5% discount is applied if five or more courses are booked in a bundle.

eLearning is purchased on an individual cost per licence basis and one licence is needed per candidate that you require to be trained. Licences can be pre purchased in bundles and the number of licences that are purchased in a bundle determines the cost paid per licence.