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Course summary
100 mins
25 GBP excl. VAT 21.25 GBP excl. VAT
English
Distance
Next available date: Enquire for more information - Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Allergen Awareness

Allergen Awareness

Allergies occur when the body’s immune system reacts to a usually harmless substance as though it is harmful. Why this happens, isn’t clear. However, most sufferers come from families that have a history of allergies, or related problems. Every year, the number of people with allergies is increasing so having an awareness of potential allergens and why they can be harmful is becoming more important, particularly if you work in the service industry.

This course covers general allergies, food allergies and food intolerances and explain the differences between them. It covers the 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how they can trigger allergic reactions. It takes a detailed look at the symptoms of food allergies and takes in the wider picture discussing the current theories of why rates are increasing. It then finishes off by covering practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk from allergens and also what steps can be taken both internally and externally to monitor the control measures.

Allergic reactions can have serious consequences so knowing which substances can cause them and how to avoid cross contamination is vital to anyone working in the food industry

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is aimed at anyone working within the food industry and can be sold to individuals or pitched to businesses who might want to put all of their staff through the training.

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Allergic reactions can have serious consequences so knowing which substances can cause them and how to avoid cross contamination is vital to anyone working in the food industry

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life

Training Course Content

  • Food Intolerance and Allergens: the Basics
  • Food Intolerances - Causes and Symptoms
  • Allergies - Causes and Symptoms
  • Allergen Facts
  • Food Allergens and the Law
  • Food Allergens - Practical Steps
  • Allergen Information for Consumers
  • Internal Monitoring and Review
  • External Monitoring and Review

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Provider: Courtney Associates (Global)

Courtney Associates - Management and Training Consultancy, Public and Bespoke Training

Courtney Associates (Global)

Courtney Associates is a leading Management Development & Training Consultancy that has specialised in providing training solutions to both businesses and individual learners for the past 30 years. We offer a full range of Public Courses that are delivered in...


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